Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 970,500
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1212.28 (3/29/2017)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1857 S $20 MS obverse 1857 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1857 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1800 1875 1925 2100 2500 3350 3350 3575 4300 4800 5200 7000 8950 14500 15750 37000 155000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1478
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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Price
1/13/2002 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1527, 1527/Lot# 1077 $6,944.00
1/22/2007 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 123, 128/Lot# 2209 $1,495.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1116 $37,440.00
2/9/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 163171 $9,130.00
6/9/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3485, 6034/Lot# 20629 $7,285.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 2182 $12,650.00
8/12/2015 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1223/Lot# 6352 $3,290.00
1/6/2016 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(6), 1231/Lot# 6631 $7,343.75
1/4/2017 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(6), 1251/Lot# 7061 $8,225.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1857 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base18862335238524172495261428603080323835453800403241414499510455346286872713606149681711423834
20362352239624432535269629333133334036303877406842604701524757857100103531406015683193540
0000002933313333403630387740684260470152475785710010353140601568300
0000003007318534433715395541054380490253916035791311980145141639900
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4565
Owner: BillJones
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3800
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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