Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 543,645
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1095.50 (8/31/2015)
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1878 $20 MS obverse 1878 $20 MS reverse


  
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1878 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1840 1850 1900 2000 2450 4100 17250 34500 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 8000 22350 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1549
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
9/20/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1224/Lot# 4236
9/20/2015 MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1224/Lot# 8009


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
1/10/1998 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1998 F.U.N. Signature Sale #181, 181/Lot# 8044 $517.50
5/1/2006 NGC MS 60   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 85: Chi Yin Collection, 90/Lot# 1143 $747.50
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1619 $2,645.00
6/20/2010 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2874, 2874/Lot# 2772 $2,587.50
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5668 $3,220.00
5/18/2014 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 187549 $2,858.90
10/12/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131442/Lot# 25482 $1,938.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 $20 MS
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Base219722192226223322502268228523622368240124642585272734866437838395171022410800137602003920875
22042221222822392256227423112364237924222504263229804470708687619753104161178715853203180
0000002311236423792422250426322980447070868761975310416117871585300
0000002336236623902443254526803233545377349139998810608127731794600
1878 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5105776467258099019511001104810791125115513262381322344906540967614522220913402435258
5326006727538399179671016105810941135121216772661364551737585112911704526068344350
000000967101610581094113512121677266136455173758511291170452606800
000000984103210681109114512692029294240675856863012906195683004600
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 6437
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 3486
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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