Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,735,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1698.81 (9/19/2021)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1877 S $20 MS obverse 1877 S $20 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/19/2021

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1877 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1825 1825 1825 1845 1855 1870 1870 1870 2400 2700 2800 6175 17000 37500 42500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 7000 - - - - - -
1877 S $20 MS PL
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 3000 4000 6000 - - - - - - - -

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Disclaimer: The prices listed in the various NGC Price and Value Guides are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. Prices provided are averages, not specific prices for individual coins. Further, because these prices are only updated from time to time, they do not reflect short term pricing trends, which are quite common and are often quite dramatic, given the volatile nature of the collectible coin marketplace. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. For all of these reasons, the prices in these guides are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and factors that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and — when appropriate — expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. By using the NGC Guides, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the Guides.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2675
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/14/2021 1877 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---120154928431317134249522799-2-----2666
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------------518--------23
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Total---120154928431317134249572979-2-----2689
 ---0%1%1%2%1%2%5%27%16%36%11%0%-0%----- 
1877 S $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------32211-------9
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Total----------32211-------9
 ----------33%22%22%11%11%------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1877 S $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base25592559255925592572257825822585258525852828300934474141664489499361992810520111381201312938
255925592559256325742579258325852585266628883155367849757412908695501012510726114301232113585
0000002583258525852666288831553678497574129086955010125107261143000
0000002584258525852747294933013910581081819224973910323109321172100
1877 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24392439243924392451245824612464246424642699286029104040640086449046959910176107791163312537
24392439243924432453245924622464246425422753287732874827714887789230979110377110641193413164
000000246224642464254227532877328748277148877892309791103771106400
000000246324642464262128062893366356137896891294159984105781134800
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 6400
Owner: foresthamilton@universalcoin.com
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 4040
Owner: skipper6541
 
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