Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 207,630
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1089.41 (9/3/2015)
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1879 $20 MS obverse 1879 $20 MS reverse


  
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1879 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1750 1775 1800 1950 3500 6750 23500 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - 4400 9400 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 600
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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(4), 1224/Lot# 5231
9/20/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1224/Lot# 8012


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
1/28/2004 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 7398 $529.00
5/31/2004 NGC MS 61   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2651 $1,208.00
6/11/2005 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65063, 65063/Lot# 23283 $1,572.05
6/17/2007 PCGS MS 60   Teletrade Auction 2382, 2382/Lot# 2463 $1,036.00
4/28/2013 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 106427 $3,972.10
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 58   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1038 $2,457.00
12/29/2013 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 784, 793/Lot# 312 $1,450.00
5/19/2014 PCGS MS 60   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3482, 6031/Lot# 20597 $3,231.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 $20 MS
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Base219722192226223322502360242224862551261826852754328134064793657692381380920927321194987751513
220422212228223922872381244325082573264027082930332338685387746310762161822465838038504220
00000024432508257326402708293033233868538774631076216182246583803800
00000024652529259626632731310533644331598283511228518554283884395800
1879 $20 MS Prooflike
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Base2171223122912352241424782542260826752744281428853431356049907735120461906030441490127948781793
219122512311237224352499256426302698276728373067347440365905917214384228533663159170802550
00000025642630269827672837306734744036590591721438422853366315917000
000000258626522721279028613249351745136820106091672226647428216932800
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 3281
Owner: Jesse T Brown
 
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Points: 2754
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