Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 30,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1436.47 (10/22/2019)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1857 O $20 MS obverse 1857 O $20 MS reverse
Expand All    Collapse All

Description & Analysis

Description and Analysis coming soon.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/27/2019

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1857 O $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 2650 3150 3500 4250 10950 16300 16800 24200 30500 84500 100000 105000 260000 - - - - - - -
$ - - 23000 - - - - - - - - - - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 143
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 62

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1857 O $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----3824202529272-2--------140
--------------1-------1
----------2-----------2
-----------------------
Total----3824202529292-21-------143
 ----2 %6 %17 %14 %17 %20 %20 %1 %-1 %1 %------- 
1857 O $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------11-1--------3
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total----------11-1--------3
 ----------33 %33 %-33 %-------- 

Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/6/2001 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2001 Atlanta, GA Signature Sale #267, 267/Lot# 7979 $3,910.00
5/30/2005 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 1072 $4,140.00
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 118836 $16,060.00
1/8/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1201/Lot# 7047 $16,450.00
5/20/2015 PCGS XF 40   Stack's Bowers The Rarities Sale, 6109/Lot# 77 $10,281.25
10/29/2015 PCGS Genuine XF   Heritage Auctions 2015 October 29 - November 1 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1225/Lot# 5239 $7,050.00
1/6/2016 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(6), 1231/Lot# 6628 $23,500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1857 $20 MS O Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7708589541057117012291342144719682244259527993099351839484442482370779641129131761924478
7998909881094118912661377162020602361266328993238366141124569557479311073114481199050
000000137716202060236126632899323836614112456955747931107311448100
000000141217942152247827312999337838044277469663258786118221605000
1857 $20 MS O
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base252528343080336538525049526459226616731787681037211643157151702719960301654618071544112054115026118055
2628291631753527425151215483615368507801930310796130001615218005233623550354635850471130451160360
00000054836153685078019303107961300016152180052336235503546358504711304500
00000057036385708382849837112191435816590189822676340842630899855111403500
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: AU 53
Points: 6616
Owner: Gazooty
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 5922
Owner: Deepc5
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

NGC-Certified Registry Rarities Highlight Heritage’s December Houston Coin Auction

11/20/2008 — Heritage Auction Galleries offers 7,000 lots in its Houston Signature® Auction.
View full article >


NGC Auction Central Disclaimer