Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 75
Catalog: KM-74.3
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1159.07 (12/18/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1898 $20 PF obverse 1898 $20 PF reverse


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Description & Analysis

Estimates of survivors range from a low of 25-30 pieces (Akers) to as many as 30-36 (Breen) from the original mintage of only 75 coins.

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1898 $20 PF
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1898 $20 PF Cameo
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1898 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 36
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
5/27/2007 PCGS PF 63   Cameo Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1771 $25,300.00
8/15/2011 NGC PF 66   Cameo Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7783 $126,500.00
8/2/2012 NGC PF 67   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(4), 1173/Lot# 5428 $211,500.00
4/24/2013 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1184/Lot# 4595 $117,500.00
6/4/2014 PCGS PF AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 4949 $9,400.00
6/27/2014 NGC PF 60   Cameo Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2702 $17,625.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1898 $20 PF
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1898 $20 PF Cameo
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1111111238076409171104991104758166533758395901163412847136851499710
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1898 $20 PF Ultra Cameo
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000000193830693862456951255644251583341098213523143471100
0000001187533264141471753845644502991261204713935143471100
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