Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 636,445
Catalog: KM-74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1156.65 (12/21/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
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1859 S $20 MS obverse 1859 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Last Updated: 11/14/2014

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1859 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1850 1925 1975 2200 2550 2550 3550 4250 5200 7250 14000 24000 39000 71000 - - - - - - -
$ 2800 - - - 8850 - - - - - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 756
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 62


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
1/12/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7431
1/12/2015 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7429
1/12/2015 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7430


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/9/1994 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1994 December St. Louis Bullet Sale #126, 126/Lot# 925 $2,200.00
3/20/2003 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2003 Charlotte ANA National Money Signature Sale #316, 316/Lot# 6420 $977.50
12/31/2006 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 2306, 2306/Lot# 2002 $1,792.00
7/12/2007 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 2849 $2,760.00
9/19/2010 NGC AU 50   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 3102 $2,185.00
8/15/2011 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9690 $2,587.50
2/12/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36005 $2,915.00
8/5/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4090 $7,050.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7218068969961103115212611363216325483016328146946089996015570245873918462967101940104711107537
7498369291031111911881295162922912704310437525159737911830185752945247111759581028631056530
00000012951629229127043104375251597379118301857529452471117595810286300
00000013291896241928603192422356248669137002158134318550398894910378700
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3016
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3016
Owner: Grandman
 
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