Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,976,453
Catalog: KM-74.1
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1097.73 (9/2/2015)
Diameter: 34mm
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1861 $20 MS obverse 1861 $20 MS reverse


  
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1861 $20 MS
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Base $ 1800 1875 1925 2100 2450 2950 3250 3950 5100 8500 12750 19000 29500 60000 85000 175000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 23000 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3178
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
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9/20/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5218
9/20/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1224/Lot# 4221
9/20/2015 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5216
9/20/2015 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5217


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/13/2002 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1527, 1527/Lot# 1083 $1,456.00
1/25/2004 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3391 $718.75
11/19/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 196, 202/Lot# 834 $2,070.00
7/22/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131231/Lot# 28577 $1,782.50
9/2/2012 NGC AU 53   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1118 $2,340.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 67   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4585 $352,500.00
3/28/2014 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6313 $2,585.00
3/30/2014 NGC AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 181474 $2,422.20
1/7/2015 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11605 $1,645.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1861 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1886233523852417252527272860298531263427385243194817570266857910102261152914969214893135246445
203623522396245325922771290230323226356940084485511260307093868210660126761714224777363830
00000029023032322635694008448551126030709386821066012676171422477700
00000029433079332737104163465154076357750294541109513822193162806400
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 4817
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3852
Owner: Grandman
 
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