Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 727,000
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1089.02 (9/4/2015)
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1881 S $20 MS obverse 1881 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1881 S $20 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 734
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 63


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5/28/1997 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 0949, 949/Lot# 1941 $580.25
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1526 $1,627.25
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3444 $3,335.00
5/28/2008 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108, 1108/Lot# 3664 $16,684.20
7/9/2009 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 2100 $1,782.50
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1047 $1,755.00
7/6/2014 PCGS MS 60   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 154102 $1,750.00
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12069 $2,350.00
9/4/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8791 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922262233225022682285230223192368243324952807431972588199107481640125334395726244464374
220422212228223922562274229123082335239024542599331152997572904912632193793008047196630870
00000022912308233523902454259933115299757290491263219379300804719600
00000022962313235224112474270338156278788598981451722356348265482000
1881 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33339539669789931162126414041490179939125582740111106168902600840508637561
33331995797098310491196131014321593250344686188863613034199293084148257637560
0000009831049119613101432159325034468618886361303419929308414825700
0000009881105123013571461169632075025679498711496222968356745600600
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 5299
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 2302
Owner: swiss
 
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