Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,739,000
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1085.34 (9/4/2015)
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1878 S $20 MS obverse 1878 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/14/2015

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1878 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1700 1725 1750 1775 1800 2550 6900 28000 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - 3750 8750 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1514
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
9/20/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1224/Lot# 8011
9/20/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1224/Lot# 8010


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/2/1998 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 1101, 1101/Lot# 2127 $659.38
5/25/2002 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22084, 22084/Lot# 17438 $862.50
5/27/2007 NGC MS 62   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1736 $4,140.00
12/6/2009 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 2780, 2780/Lot# 2495 $1,725.00
1/5/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(7), 1151/Lot# 12773 $1,610.00
8/12/2012 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/12/2012, 35/Lot# 49046 $2,420.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 53   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1029 $1,638.00
2/9/2014 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 790, 799/Lot# 885 $5,460.00
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12064 $5,875.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922262233225022682278228523022319233525552781440377568688119361857229204463637424676439
220422212228223922562271228022912308232424082630332255218067977114148221163492455657749770
00000022802291230823242408263033225521806797711414822116349245565700
000000228322962313233024822706386266388377108531636025660406436495200
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 3322
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2781
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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