Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 59
Catalog: KM-74.3
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1089.21 (9/3/2015)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1882 $20 PF obverse 1882 $20 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1882 twenty is ranked second in overall rarity among Liberty double eagle business strikes, as might be expected from an issue with a mintage of just 571 pieces, and is second only to the elusive 1861-P Paquet. As a result, there is heavy date pressure on the equally rare proofs, of which a mere 59 coins were originally struck.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/16/2015

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1882 $20 PF
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1882 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
9/14/2008 NGC PF 66   Ultra Cameo Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1294 $195,500.00
1/5/2011 NGC PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(3), 1151/Lot# 5287 $161,000.00
10/18/2012 NGC PF 66   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 6316 $293,750.00
6/27/2014 NGC PF 65   Ultra Cameo Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2671 $229,125.00
1/7/2015 NGC PF 65   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1216/Lot# 4405 $176,250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1882 $20 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base19282385129481318340244935541760897138770482008849102261344616148176401835519205244731
2080238598329481062346343285096564164397327786984169308112991434716645178781863820961244730
0000004328509656416439732778698416930811299143471664517878186382096100
0000004631525658656788751580358633976712373152471714318117189222271700
1882 $20 PF Cameo
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Base2029111111513756336324740379848494916010571143471645418156188872199011
2029111111713530258636684759781548716963011830150491702118400199212199010
0000001713530258636684759781548716963011830150491702118400199212199000
00000034255468609470437790832489381010113088157521758918643209562199000
1882 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111115417166517769837288999588110471475116651183551111
111111180654172218702479708548912910074122821538417219183551110
000000180654172218702479708548912910074122821538417219183551100
000000361254174434739681718723935810561135161601817787183551100
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