Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 30,945
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1165.35 (10/30/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1889 CC $20 MS obverse 1889 CC $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite its minuscule mintage of 30,945 pieces, the 1889-CC double eagle is considered to be among the more available Carson City twenties. Douglas Winter (2001) attributes this to the release of a significant hoard(s) during the mid-1990s.

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Price Guide

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1889 CC $20 MS
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Base $ 2400 2450 2500 2750 3500 3500 4800 5500 6800 9600 13750 19500 29500 42500 66000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 843
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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11/15/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1215/Lot# 3408


Auction Prices Realized

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2/12/1996 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0814, 814/Lot# 889 $712.13
1/28/2004 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 7450 $3,910.00
8/21/2006 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 101, 106/Lot# 972 $1,495.00
2/12/2012 NGC VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36015 $2,063.60
9/2/2012 NGC   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2195 $2,012.50
7/11/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1187/Lot# 3740 $2,232.50
3/28/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6341 $6,462.50
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 60   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12082 $14,100.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1940205221692302248325972729285434823824426645265176666578629810103041081611347118971246613055
197720912213236225212641277030633596397143524742567270648511997410474109931153012086126620
00000027703063359639714352474256727064851199741047410993115301208600
000000281232723710411844394959616874639160101391064511170117131227600
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 5176
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 5176
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
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