Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 996,175
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1097.92 (9/2/2015)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1893 S $20 MS obverse 1893 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This date is a condition rarity in MS64 grade, following a common theme among San Francisco Mint double eagles.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

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1893 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1800 2000 3400 11750 55000 - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5111
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/31/1999 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1229, 1229/Lot# 1421 $527.50
4/14/2000 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2000 Santa Clara April Bullet Sale #221, 221/Lot# 605 $483.00
5/15/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 87: Lake Champlain & Colony Collections, 92/Lot# 231 $1,351.25
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2257, 2257/Lot# 1817 $3,472.00
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1762 $2,128.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5397 $1,667.50
11/6/2011 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/06/2011, 143/Lot# 24084 $1,925.00
12/17/2013 PCGS MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals Featuring the Robbins Collection of US Gold Coins, 21037/Lot# 1254 $3,042.00
10/12/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 211979 $1,400.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922372297235824212484254925512555256725852665267734675654902794919973107801163429974
2204222522572317237924422506255025522559257326122669294041966778918296521024211065177470
000000250625502552255925732612266929404196677891829652102421106500
000000252725502554256325792638267332044925790393369812105111134900
1893 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22802341240324662531259726642733273427392752277028552867369759849491997310473113091219431098
23002361242424872553261926872733273527432758279828593143445971539651101391075111604184950
0000002687273327352743275827982859314344597153965110139107511160400
0000002710273327372747276428262863342052218322981210306110301189900
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Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 2867
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 2585
Owner: swiss
 
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