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: $1540.26 (2/29/2020)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1879 S $20 MS obverse 1879 S $20 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 2/28/2020

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1879 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1640 1640 1650 1900 1925 1940 2125 2200 2200 2700 3750 14600 39500 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 4500 - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1412
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: 2/25/2020 1879 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----101938365018863112225354--------1401
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Total----101938365018863112225554--------1403
 ----1%1%3%3%4%13%45%9%18%4%-------- 
1879 S $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------3422--------11
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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 866
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 567
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 513
US Type Set, 1792-1964 421
Gold Type Set 1834-1933 295
Nickel Five Cents Type Set 232
Liberty Head Double Eagles, Type 3, 1877-1907, Mint State and Proof 180
Gold Type Set 1795-1933 155
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, Mint State and Proof 150
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 121
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 113
Shield Nickels 1866-1883, Circulation Issue 98
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 79
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 78
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 78
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 69
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, One-Per-Date 67
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, Circulation Issues 61
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 59
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 45
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 34
19th Century Gold Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 32
Gold Type Set, 1834-1933, Circulated Coins Only 32
1879 Mint Set 29
Gold Type Set, 1795-1933, Circulated Coins Only 27
Liberty Head Double Eagles, 1850-1907, Circulated Coins Only 22
Shield Nickels 1866-1883, Circulated Coins Only 18
Liberty Head Double Eagles, Type 3, 1877-1907, Circulation Issues 18
San Francisco Gold, Complete Circulation Issue 17
San Francisco $20, Circulation Issue 17
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 4714
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2956
Owner: 2011CoinGuy
 
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