Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 727,000
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: $1308.25 (7/30/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 S $20 MS obverse 1881 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1881 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1515 1520 1525 1530 1540 1550 1560 1570 1650 2100 2600 6250 23500 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 3000 9150 - - - - - -
1881 S $20 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 765
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 63


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Date
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Grade
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3/22/2000 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 1286, 1286/Lot# 2128 $870.38
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1318 $3,450.00
8/13/2006 NGC MS 61   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2006 August Denver, CO Signature & Platinum Night Auction #414, 414/Lot# 2317 $2,530.00
7/23/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 161, 166/Lot# 2272 $810.75
8/11/2010 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 6214 $5,462.50
3/17/2013 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/17/2013, 66/Lot# 105169 $1,772.10
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1049 $1,755.00
7/17/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 6133 $2,585.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922262233225022682285230223192368243324952807431972588199107481640125334395726244464374
220422212228223922562274229123082335239024542599331152997572904912632193793008047196630870
00000022912308233523902454259933115299757290491263219379300804719600
00000022962313235224112474270338156278788598981451722356348265482000
1881 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base230823312338234523522360237123742381239224102417243426175582740111106168902600840508637561
231623332340234723552364237223762385239824122423249536056188863613034199293084148257637560
00000023722376238523982412242324953605618886361303419929308414825700
00000023732379238824042415242825564594679598711496222969356755600700
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 5299
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2433
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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