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: $1060.38 (7/28/2015)
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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GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

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1893 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
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: 5101
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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8/16/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 8419


Auction Prices Realized

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4/5/2000 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1292, 1292/Lot# 2194 $501.13
1/3/2001 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21012, 21012/Lot# 2605 $410.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2567 $1,207.50
12/2/2010 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1147/Lot# 4669 $1,610.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1733 $2,990.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1341 $2,983.00
6/17/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131226/Lot# 28999 $2,990.00
9/23/2012 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/23/2012, 41/Lot# 72843 $1,931.87
6/27/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2690 $2,825.88
7/20/2014 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 813, 822/Lot# 901 $3,400.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2120217822372297235824212484254925512555256725852665267734675654902794919973107801163429974
2139219722572317237924422505254925522559257326112669294041966778918196511024211064177470
000000250525492552255925732611266929404196677891819651102421106400
000000252725502553256325792638267332034925790293369812105111134900
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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