Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,223,800
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1714.41 (7/7/2020)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1879 S $20 MS obverse 1879 S $20 MS reverse
Expand All    Collapse All

Description & Analysis

Description and Analysis coming soon.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/3/2020

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1879 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1750 1750 1750 1760 1785 1810 1835 1900 2000 2825 3750 10200 36500 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 4500 - - - - - - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1416
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 62

The chart showing 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: 6/30/2020 1879 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----101938365019063112225257--------1405
-----------------------
------------2---------2
-----------------------
Total----101938365019063112225457--------1407
 ----1%1%3%3%4%14%45%9%18%4%-------- 
1879 S $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------3422--------11
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total----------3422--------11
 ----------27%36%18%18%-------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 S $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24032466253125972664273328032873294530203094317033864472702311590192123197853415895029202094589
2424248725532619268727562826289729703044311932423748532285451413023467391236544490341928760
000000282628972970304431193242374853228545141302346739123654449034100
0000002849292129953069314433144110617210067166712772246269774739118000
1879 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2289235024122476254026062674274328122884295630303817650990849632121721870229069456674720048771
2309237124332497256226292697276628362908298132924714736792671047914349221583460246178477240
000000269727662836290829813292471473679267104791434922158346024617800
000000272027892860293230053555561282269449113251652525613401344668900
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 971
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 630
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 568
US Type Set, 1792-1964 490
Gold Type Set 1834-1933 317
Nickel Five Cents Type Set 259
Liberty Head Double Eagles, Type 3, 1877-1907, Mint State and Proof 184
Gold Type Set 1795-1933 178
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, Mint State and Proof 167
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 156
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 134
Shield Nickels 1866-1883, Circulation Issue 99
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 96
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 94
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 88
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 87
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 84
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, Circulation Issues 84
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, One-Per-Date 76
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 61
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 45
Gold Type Set, 1795-1933, Circulated Coins Only 44
19th Century Gold Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 43
Gold Type Set, 1834-1933, Circulated Coins Only 43
1879 Mint Set 34
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, Circulated Coins Only 29
Shield Nickels 1866-1883, Circulated Coins Only 25
Liberty Head Double Eagles, Type 3, 1877-1907, Circulation Issues 24
San Francisco Gold, Complete Circulation Issue 22
San Francisco $20, Circulation Issue 18
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 61
Points: 4714
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 3030
Owner: Love Libs
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer