Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 2,250
Catalog: KM-74.1
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.44g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1278.94 (8/25/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1856 O $20 MS obverse 1856 O $20 MS reverse


  
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1856 O $20 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/31/2009 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128, 1128/Lot# 1315 $253,000.00
10/13/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 5100 $276,000.00
12/12/2013 NGC SP 66   Heritage Auctions Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction Session(1), 231351/Lot# 63011 $146.88
1/8/2014 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1201/Lot# 5518 $381,875.00
8/5/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1208/Lot# 5690 $164,500.00
1/6/2016 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(4), 1231/Lot# 5639 $235,000.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 O $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12178127571328114206157151820219852201532077721253224412274422912231992335123463288703617046161600267953481842
1237112932135891470916544187521995220361209362164922542228002300823250233882526531303395005078366529803030
000000199522036120936216492254222800230082325023388252653130339500507836652900
000000200532056921094220452264322856231032330023426270683373742831554047303100
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