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: $1191.67 (10/25/2014)
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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 1725 1840 1850 1900 2150 2350 2550 4400 17750 34500 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 8800 22350 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1546
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 64


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11/15/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1215/Lot# 3390


Auction Prices Realized

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6/23/1997 PCGS MS 60   Teletrade Auction 0956, 956/Lot# 1907 $606.63
1/12/2005 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 9668 $12,075.00
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2269 $2,875.00
4/16/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 135, 140/Lot# 2840 $736.00
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 9070 $1,840.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 3866 $2,760.00
4/27/2011 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1154/Lot# 6841 $4,312.50
2/23/2014 NGC MS 60   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 173208 $2,638.90


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 $20 MS
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Base5756467238079009169289419861016106010881252226830803626492768189604137602003920875
5986717518389059209329569961030106911421590253832624059555777461098915853203170
000000932956996103010691142159025383262405955577746109891585300
0000009369711006104510781197192928093444449361878675123741794600
1878 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5105776467258099019511001104810791125115513262381322344906540967614522220913402435258
5326006727538399179671016105810941135121216772661364551737585112911704526068344350
000000967101610581094113512121677266136455173758511291170452606800
000000984103210681109114512692029294240675856863012906195683004600
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3080
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2268
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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