Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 30,945
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1239.56 (10/23/2017)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1889 CC $20 MS obverse 1889 CC $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Carson City Mint only struck 30,945 double eagles in 1889. However, they are surprisingly still available today. This seems to be due to a number of hoards which were released in the 1990's and introduced numerous examples into the marketplace. However, most tend to be lower grade, as evidenced by the highest grade of MS63 at NGC.

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Last Updated: 2/6/2017

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1889 CC $20 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 874
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/12/1996 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0814, 814/Lot# 889 $712.13
4/23/2002 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22045, 22045/Lot# 19473 $5,750.00
8/21/2006 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 101, 106/Lot# 972 $1,495.00
7/30/2008 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 2062 $16,100.00
2/12/2012 NGC VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36015 $2,063.60
9/2/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2195 $2,012.50
4/24/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1184/Lot# 9418 $2,350.00
8/13/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 1372 $9,987.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 $20 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24642699272727672885314933453783417245915515600770147704888910788111141131911625118971246613055
2542270827402806297332143491391343124899567963437244809995221089711182114211171612087126620
000000349139134312489956796343724480999522108971118211421117161208700
0000003637404244515207584366787474849410155110051125111523118061227600
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 7014
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 7014
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
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