Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 683,500
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1097.92 (8/29/2015)
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1885 S $20 MS obverse 1885 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Last Updated: 4/15/2015

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1885 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1680 1700 1715 1725 1775 2050 2500 5200 17500 50000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 7250 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2230
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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9/20/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5237
9/20/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1224/Lot# 8016


Auction Prices Realized

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7/28/2002 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2002 July New York Bullet Sale #295, 295/Lot# 1707 $718.75
3/5/2006 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2170, 2170/Lot# 2075 $1,036.00
5/29/2011 NGC MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1716 $4,140.00
8/12/2012 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/12/2012, 35/Lot# 62046 $2,200.00
6/3/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1061 $1,638.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5376 $5,017.25
9/14/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10357 $2,200.00
1/7/2015 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7584 $3,307.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1885 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base219722192226223322502254226422682278228523192335249527543885647395881008315001226323459353516
22042221222822392251225722652271228022962324238825813131474875119753117221754526619409010
0000002265227122802296232423882581313147487511975311722175452661900
0000002267227522832308233024422668350856108550991813362200883060600
1885 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base62066376485692594195897499010211051106613932381348660077138104271694923252354380
634697795879930947963979100010311056117517222749432663848234126011905027314354380
00000096397910001031105611751722274943266384823412601190502731400
00000096998510111041106112842052311851676761933114775211513137600
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2754
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2495
Owner: DAN3E
 
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