Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 344,339
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1157.23 (12/27/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1893 $20 MS obverse 1893 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While the 1893 half eagle and eagle each have mintages well above 1 million pieces, the Philadelphia Mint double eagle is a better date at the MS64 level. The mintage was less than 350,000 pieces, and although bagmarked Uncirculated examples are available, relatively few reach the MS64 grade.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/18/2014

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1893 $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1775 1950 3100 6300 - 52500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 3600 7400 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5741
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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1/12/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7640


Auction Prices Realized

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6/19/2000 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1323, 1323/Lot# 1798 $553.88
5/30/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 May/June Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #438, 438/Lot# 2646 $4,312.50
2/25/2008 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 224, 230/Lot# 1104 $1,265.00
5/25/2008 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4802 $1,725.00
7/8/2010 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 July Orlando, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1142, 1142/Lot# 9348 $1,409.90
8/15/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 4063 $2,185.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1220 $2,106.00
10/13/2013 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/13/2013, 96/Lot# 141480 $1,502.35
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 9958 $1,468.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base25012507251325192525253125372549255125552567258526652677293140928849974310537113771302916001
25032509251525212527253325412549255225592573261126692761331856779147100071081711927140190
0000002541254925522559257326112669276133185677914710007108171192700
0000002545255025532563257926382673284637057263944510272110971247800
1893 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33338618708758828949039169259339491092151526023984682099182199236947
3332898648728778868979079199289389971233187730634929785313943269770
000000877886897907919928938997123318773063492978531394300
0000008808909009129229309441044137422403523587588851796700
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2931
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2677
Owner: Golden Age Guy
 
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