Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 5,134,175
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1087.66 (9/4/2015)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1904 S $20 MS obverse 1904 S $20 MS reverse


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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Gem BU survivors of the 1904-S are considerably rarer than those of its similarly dated P-mint counterpart. Still, the '04-S (5.1 million pieces produced) is the most readily obtainable Type Three Double Eagle produced in the San Francisco Mint.. Population: 40 in 65, there is just one finer (10/02).

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/20/2015

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1904 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1765 1800 1925 2600 4800 26000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2100 3400 6500 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23949
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/7/2004 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #336, 336/Lot# 8127 $790.05
12/1/2004 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1969, 1969/Lot# 2115 $825.00
9/23/2007 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3488 $776.25
6/29/2009 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 388, 394/Lot# 740 $3,026.80
6/17/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 3926 $1,443.25
12/8/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(5), 1162/Lot# 10165 $1,840.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 53   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1269 $1,579.00
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4968 $1,706.10
4/27/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/27/2014, 173/Lot# 91730 $1,537.80
1/7/2015 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11775 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1904 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base21972219222622332240224722572261226822782295230223122335241728073747754383738671924911870
22042221222822352242225022582263227122842297230523202362254731205012782084728864101230
0000002258226322712284229723052320236225473120501278208472886400
0000002260226622752289230023092327239026773434627880968572905600
1904 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082331233823452352236023712374238123922410241724282451253629413912781886718976957012256
23162333234023472355236423722376238523982412242124362479267132655214810287739174104650
0000002372237623852398241224212436247926713265521481028773917400
0000002373237923882404241524242443250828063588651683878874937200
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3747
Owner: scotty's gold
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 3120
Owner: tonystl
 
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