Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 25
Catalog: KM-74.2
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1087.18 (9/5/2015)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1868 $20 PF obverse 1868 $20 PF reverse


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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint reports a scant 25 were coined in proof and perhaps a few went unsold or were otherwise lost to numismatics today. Perhaps 15 to 20 exist in all grades.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/16/2015

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1868 $20 PF
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1868 $20 PF Cameo
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1868 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 195000 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7
Low Grade: 63
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
1/3/2007 NGC PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 3143 $207,000.00
5/27/2007 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1708 $97,750.00
4/16/2008 NGC PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 2506 $299,000.00
9/14/2008 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1289 $106,375.00
8/11/2011 PCGS PF 64   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(5), 1158/Lot# 7669 $149,500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1868 $20 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base21242585286030093149398448885367640074318200868692349918107881376216553179672044321965280231
227826772910305634274285504857116744768783628869946210208117791469217024187922095023984280230
00000050485711674476878362886994621020811779146921702418792209502398400
00000052076056708779448524905196901049812771156231749619618214582600400
1868 $20 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22332710299431493294415750895582664477048494899295541025511147140621729618505210192602411
23922805304631973582446852535936699779678660917997881055212119151401769919343226872602410
00000052535936699779678660917997881055212119151401769919343226872602400
000000541862907351823188269367100211085013090162181810220181243562602400
1868 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2385288531833345349643965367587969828082889994159997107211164315130177231920921809111
25522984323733953796472055386247734983549071960910238110281280515994182182007621809110
00000055386247734983549071960910238110281280515994182182007621809100
00000057086614771586279243980310480113361396816859187142094221809100
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