Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 69,690
Catalog: KM-74.3
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1211.60 (10/21/2014)
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1906 $20 MS obverse 1906 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1906 twenty dollar gold piece is clearly an undervalued coin. Despite a relatively small mintage of 69,596 coins, circulated examples of the 1906 double eagle are often valued on par with other dates within the series that were issued by the millions. The value discrepancy changes quickly above the MS63 level as few examples exist, and most of those that are available have only come into the marketplace with the past few decades, thanks to the repatriation of some European holdings.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/8/2014

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1906 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1900 2200 2750 4000 9150 16900 35000 52000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 662
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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11/10/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(2), 1211/Lot# 4137


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9/20/2004 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1938, 1938/Lot# 2206 $1,045.00
2/28/2005 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Bullet Sale #367, 367/Lot# 2874 $747.50
6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1564 $1,046.50
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2306 $1,897.50
1/6/2010 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2010 January Orlando, FL FUN US Coin Auction #1136, 1136/Lot# 4183 $6,325.00
8/2/2012 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(3), 1173/Lot# 4781 $2,173.75
6/27/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2728 $12,925.00
7/6/2014 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 205434 $101.00


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