Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,223,800
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1157.23 (12/28/2014)
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1879 S $20 MS obverse 1879 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1879 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1725 1840 1850 1900 2000 3250 5400 17750 43000 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 7050 23000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1289
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 62


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Grade
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1/12/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7545
1/12/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7546


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
10/6/2000 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2000 October Long Beach Sale #238, 238/Lot# 7871 $379.50
12/30/2003 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24011, 24011/Lot# 11831 $552.00
6/27/2004 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1901, 1901/Lot# 2012 $577.50
2/7/2005 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #27, 31/Lot# 768 $632.50
1/3/2007 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 6363 $2,530.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1739 $3,105.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7843 $1,840.00
3/25/2012 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/25/2012, 15/Lot# 43130 $1,705.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 50   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1042 $1,755.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2289235024122476254026062674274328122884295630303238429053618023121721870229069456674720048771
230923702433249725622628269727662836290829803099358846476248940614348221573460146178477230
00000026972766283629082980309935884647624894061434822157346014617800
000000272027892860293230053168393950047135107891652525613401344668900
1879 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24032466253125972664273328032873294530203094317033864472702311590192123197853415895029202094589
2424248725532619268727562826289729703044311932423748532285451413023467391236544490341928760
000000282628972970304431193242374853228545141302346739123654449034100
0000002849292129953069314433144110617210067166712772246269774739118000
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 3238
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 3030
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