Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 780,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1443.03 (10/20/2019)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1872 S $20 MS obverse 1872 S $20 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1872 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1530 1550 1680 2150 2325 2375 2500 2525 2950 5000 6850 15600 30500 - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1727
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64

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, 64 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1872 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----63213114628944349278951011------1724
------------2---------2
---------31-33--------10
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Total----632131146289446493781001311------1736
 ----0 %2 %8 %8 %17 %26 %28 %4 %6 %1 %0 %0 %------ 
1872 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------12-----------3
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Total---------12-----------3
 ---------33 %67 %----------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/3/2008 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2484, 2484/Lot# 2537 $1,092.00
5/30/2010 PCGS AU 58   Bonhams Coins, Medals, and Banknotes, 18301/Lot# 2286 $2,574.00
1/30/2011 PCGS XF 45   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2224 $1,610.00
2/16/2014 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 791, 800/Lot# 348 $1,500.00
4/13/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/13/2014, 181/Lot# 141880 $1,595.00
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12046 $8,225.00
8/31/2014 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 136138 $1,850.00
7/7/2016 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1237/Lot# 4610 $1,997.50
10/31/2016 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 31 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1241/Lot# 4671 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1872 $20 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1799223322502268233523682525258526992781323840954970650982931073816587259114089065127104599107423
19442239225622902346242025452623272629333524438754837104910812688196953090448969782841055400
000000254526232726293335244387548371049108126881969530904489697828400
000000256526612754308638094678599676989923146372280335897570489144200
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 4970
Owner: BRS Numismatics
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 4970
Owner: Grandman
 
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