Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 13,180
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1483.18 (8/23/2019)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1878 CC $20 MS obverse 1878 CC $20 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1878 CC $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 2650 2850 3250 4900 12000 15700 17500 26500 44000 48500 71500 105000 - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 76500 - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 335
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 61

The chart showing G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/20/2019 1878 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-1124339684352463332---------333
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------2-----1---------3
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Total-1124339704352463333---------336
 -0 %0 %1 %13 %12 %21 %13 %15 %14 %10 %1 %1 %--------- 
1878 CC $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------11---------2
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Total-----------11---------2
 -----------50 %50 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/25/2001 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1410, 1410/Lot# 1339 $1,477.00
8/15/2011 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7772 $20,700.00
5/27/2012 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 2097 $10,925.00
12/5/2013 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1192/Lot# 5250 $6,787.98
9/7/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 206662 $3,250.00
1/6/2016 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(6), 1231/Lot# 6684 $7,637.50
1/4/2017 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(6), 1251/Lot# 7149 $15,275.00
4/26/2017 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1254/Lot# 4334 $25,850.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 $20 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base19402713280729853467437544655792640070148601927110515119701235412810131271424714503169581877322970
2198274428663146377044054907599566057543882496861100012098125061291613500143321532117563201720
000000490759956605754388249686110001209812506129161350014332153211756300
0000005350619768098072904810100114851222612658130211387414418161401816800
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 8601
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 5792
Owner: swiss
 
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