Coin Specifications

Category: St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,816,000
Catalog: KM-131
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4360g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1157.23 (12/28/2014)
Diameter: 34mm
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1928 $20 MS obverse 1928 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1928 Double Eagle is one of the most common of the series, which is no surprise considering the staggering mintage of almost 9 million coins. Ample numbers of coins have been certified in all grades from MS 60 to MS 67. The production quality for the date was high and the 1928 Double Eagle is an excellent type coin. The 1928 Double Eagle is the last readily obtainable for the Saint–Gaudens series. The remaining issues are all rare to extremely rare.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/21/2014

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1928 $20 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1640 1650 1660 1670 1680 1680 1700 1710 1725 1740 1760 1775 1810 1840 1950 2475 3450 14500 - - -
$ 1690 1710 1720 1735 1750 1770 1800 1825 1900 2250 2750 6250 54650 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 48626
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
1/12/2015 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7839
1/12/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7837
1/12/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7838
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1216/Lot# 5006


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/2/2003 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 1800, 1800/Lot# 1847 $2,090.00
10/17/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #58, 63/Lot# 1226 $621.00
7/5/2006 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 2175 $1,380.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 63   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 2273 $2,041.25
3/31/2013 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/31/2013, 68/Lot# 105833 $2,887.50
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1480 $1,872.00
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1201/Lot# 7425 $2,702.50
10/31/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3506, 6060/Lot# 22477 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2002211721242139217622052212221922292236224722542281230223942476266531545879107211802628491
204021192129215121852207221422222231223922492263228823322421253928284062749313156215140
00000022142222223122392249226322882332242125392828406274931315600
00000022162225223322432251227222952363244826022991497091071559100
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 5879
Owner: jackisimon
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2665
Owner: Horse
 
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