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: $1174.16 (4/28/2015)
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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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Last Updated: 4/15/2015

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1889 CC $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 834
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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12/22/1997 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 1008, 1008/Lot# 2078 $764.88
9/23/2007 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3450 $2,415.00
2/12/2012 NGC VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36015 $2,063.60
7/27/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5379 $7,931.25
12/15/2013 NGC VF 35   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 782, 791/Lot# 355 $2,550.00
2/3/2014 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1202/Lot# 4878 $4,846.88
11/14/2014 NGC 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 $4,406.25


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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