Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 10,708
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1435.75 (10/22/2019)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1879 CC $20 MS obverse 1879 CC $20 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1879 CC $20 MS
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Base $ 2650 2850 3350 5700 16500 19400 22400 31500 41500 66500 72500 105000 - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 327
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 62

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1879 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---215307544396348551--------327
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Total---215307544396448551--------328
 ---1 %5 %9 %23 %13 %12 %20 %15 %2 %2 %0 %-------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/6/1996 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0821, 821/Lot# 913 $1,582.50
3/16/1996 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 1996 Mid-Winter ANA Signature Sale #153, 153/Lot# 6770 $2,860.00
2/11/2007 NGC AU 55   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2547 $13,800.00
1/28/2008 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 216, 222/Lot# 1075 $8,625.00
3/27/2014 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 4114 $15,275.00
11/14/2014 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1215/Lot# 3393 $11,750.00
8/13/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 10276 $12,925.00
8/12/2015 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1223/Lot# 6456 $4,230.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 $20 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24642713278129363984481751046089719877048686934310314119171251912846146871546916406176061836522496
2547273628333285426249135432645973678031890596671084812118126281346014948157811680617859197420
000000543264597367803189059667108481211812628134601494815781168061785900
000000576168287535835991249990113831231812737140731520816094172061811200
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 8686
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 6089
Owner: swiss
 
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