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: $1156.65 (12/21/2014)
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: 11/19/2014

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1906 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1670 1690 1700 1715 1900 2350 3100 4650 9150 16900 35000 52000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 665
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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1/12/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7718
1/12/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11776


Auction Prices Realized

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2/20/2005 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2579 $862.50
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 1124 $1,265.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1564 $1,046.50
1/23/2006 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Dallas, TX The Jules Reiver Collection Signature Auction #390, 390/Lot# 21769 $4,025.00
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 2805, 2805/Lot# 3025 $1,725.00
8/11/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(4), 1158/Lot# 5909 $8,050.00
4/15/2012 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/15/2012, 18/Lot# 47586 $3,575.00
8/2/2012 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(3), 1173/Lot# 4783 $3,290.00
6/27/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2728 $12,925.00


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