Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,739,000
Catalog: KM-74.3
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.44g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1279.04 (8/28/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 S $20 MS obverse 1878 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1878 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1525 1535 1545 1600 1700 1750 1775 1800 1900 2150 2550 6400 28000 - - - - - - -
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1878 S $20 MS Prooflike
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1582
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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4/16/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 135, 140/Lot# 2842 $736.00
5/27/2007 NGC MS 62   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1736 $4,140.00
10/21/2007 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 2438, 2438/Lot# 2319 $812.00
5/25/2008 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4785 $2,127.50
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1033 $3,744.00
4/1/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 8112 $1,351.25
8/31/2014 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 214416 $1,680.00
9/4/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8789 $1,351.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922262233225022682278228523022319233525552781440377568688119361857229204463637424676439
220422212228223922562271228022912308232424082630332255218067977114148221163492455657749770
00000022802291230823242408263033225521806797711414822116349245565700
000000228322962313233024822706386266388377108531636025660406436495200
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 3322
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2781
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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