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: $1097.92 (8/29/2015)
Diameter: 34mm
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1859 S $20 MS obverse 1859 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/14/2014

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1859 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1850 1925 1975 2200 2550 3550 4250 5200 7250 24000 39000 71000 - - - - - - -
$ 2800 - - - 8850 - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 793
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 62


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9/20/2015 XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5215


Auction Prices Realized

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8/6/2006 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2241, 2241/Lot# 2363 $980.00
1/30/2011 NGC AU 50   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2220 $2,645.00
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
2/28/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7818 $2,300.00
2/3/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1202/Lot# 4824 $7,111.10
11/6/2014 PCGS Genuine UNC   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(2), 1211/Lot# 4084 $4,993.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base192823682417244825852781288532603545388544995922731787681084115570245873918462967101940104711107537
2075238424272494265028163010335536584090497363877801945912417185762945347112759581028641056530
00000030103355365840904973638778019459124171857629453471127595810286400
000000313534503772429454486852828410150139942158134318550398894910378700
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4499
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4499
Owner: Grandman
 
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