Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 27,265
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1153.74 (12/18/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 CC $20 MS obverse 1892 CC $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Douglas Winter, in his Gold Coins of the Carson City Mint, writes that of all the Carson City double eagles minted during the 1890s the 1892-CC has had its overall and high-grade rarity adversely impacted by hoards discovered since the mid 1990s. He says 'Today, this is among the more available double eagles from this mint.'

Winter estimates that 800 to 900 or so 1892-CC twenties are known, usually in Extremely Fine and About Uncirculated grades. The issue is moderately scarce in the lowest Mint State levels of preservation, and becomes very scarce in MS62. MS63 coins are extremely rare, and higher level specimens are virtually unknown.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/18/2014

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1892 CC $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 2400 2450 2525 2650 3300 3300 4500 5500 6900 9800 15500 25000 36000 55000 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - 11000 - - 47500 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 806
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 63


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1/6/1996 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 1996 F.U.N. Signature Sale #149, 149/Lot# 6122 $1,430.00
2/11/2007 NGC MS 61   Prooflike Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2564 $7,187.50
2/28/2010 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2817, 2817/Lot# 3005 $1,955.00
4/27/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1154/Lot# 6873 $5,462.50
7/7/2011 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1157/Lot# 5129 $9,775.00
12/16/2012 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 730, 739/Lot# 2172 $5,850.00
6/8/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/08/2014, 202/Lot# 198724 $3,973.20
9/4/2014 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1209/Lot# 4580 $3,055.00
10/31/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 5486 $7,074.68


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base19402052216923022407246426312786353739344435472653717151846689109370984710343108561138811939
19772091221323372426251926823036366941014532494159647589861490639529100121051411033115710
0000002682303636694101453249415964758986149063952910012105141103300
0000002734328638014268462951566557802787629216968810177106851121000
1892 CC $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base204121572279241725262585275829193695410446224922558674178767922296931018310691112171176212326
20792197232524532545264228113177383142764722514361967867891893799856103521086611398119500
0000002811317738314276472251436196786789189379985610352108661139800
00000028653436396744494822536468068317907095361001910521110411158000
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Grade: AU 58 PL
Points: 4622
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 3934
Owner: swiss
 
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