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: $1206.76 (10/20/2014)
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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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: 9/8/2014

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1904 S $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1750 1765 1900 2075 2800 5350 26000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 2200 3900 6500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23920
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
7/30/1994 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1994 ANA Sale #122, 122/Lot# 7680 $1,100.00
2/27/2003 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2003 February Long Beach Signature Sale #314, 314/Lot# 8554 $1,151.15
1/8/2007 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 121, 126/Lot# 2958 $770.50
5/13/2007 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2366, 2366/Lot# 2491 $868.00
5/27/2007 NGC MS 64   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1798 $1,207.50
9/9/2009 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2009 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1129, 1129/Lot# 9258 $1,496.15
1/6/2010 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 January Orlando, FL FUN US Coin Auction #1136, 1136/Lot# 4182 $3,220.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3999 $1,955.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 58   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1268 $1,579.00
3/2/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/02/2014, 182/Lot# 174729 $5,814.60


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1904 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base572644721806896903906911920926935941966102811931644219728363597464961228215
596669749836898904907914922929937949986108313431828241030893947514068190
000000907914922929937949986108313431828241030893947514000
0000009099179249329399571007113814932012262333434298563100
1904 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base65773582091310131021996969978985994100110271092126417342439338845066107842811842
6837638519461015102199697298098899610091048114914201969275537605039688095660
00000099697298098899610091048114914201969275537605039688000
00000099697598299199810181070120615772204307141335573765400
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2602
Owner: scotty's gold
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1828
Owner: tonystl
 
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