Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 636,445
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: $1274.39 (7/25/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1859 S $20 MS obverse 1859 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1859 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1850 1925 2100 2450 3100 3800 4200 5000 7350 15250 24500 39000 71000 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - 8850 - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 856
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 62


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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/5/1996 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 0864, 864/Lot# 1960 $501.13
2/27/2003 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2003 February Long Beach Signature Sale #314, 314/Lot# 8463 $2,702.50
1/7/2009 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 5695 $1,667.50
9/19/2010 NGC AU 50   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 3102 $2,185.00
2/12/2012 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36005 $2,915.00
10/17/2012 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5655 $3,910.00
3/21/2013 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1183/Lot# 4380 $3,525.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base192823682417244825852781288532603545388544995922731787681084115570245873918462967101940104711107537
2075238424272494265028163010335536584090497363877801945912417185762945347112759581028641056530
00000030103355365840904973638778019459124171857629453471127595810286400
000000313534503772429454486852828410150139942158134318550398894910378700
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4499
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4499
Owner: Grandman
 
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