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: $1167.29 (5/25/2015)
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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: 1502
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
6/7/2015 MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8354
6/7/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8353


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3441 $4,312.50
12/16/2007 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2463, 2463/Lot# 2367 $896.00
6/1/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4980 $1,725.00
5/30/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10672 $1,667.50
6/3/2013 PCGS XF 45   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1031 $1,755.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31298 $1,997.50
4/13/2014 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/13/2014, 181/Lot# 175410 $1,650.00
8/3/2014 PCGS AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 815, 824/Lot# 836 $1,356.00
11/6/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(4), 1211/Lot# 5297 $1,880.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5726447218068969089169259931036109811381558381762637760119361857229204463637424676439
5966697498369009109199471007105611111278231146326762915214148221163492355657749770
000000919947100710561111127823114632676291521414822116349235565700
0000009229701021107711241418306454477261105441636025660406436495100
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2311
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1558
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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