Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 30,945
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: $1295.19 (8/23/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1889 CC $20 MS obverse 1889 CC $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite its minuscule mintage of 30,945 pieces, the 1889-CC double eagle is considered to be among the more available Carson City twenties. Douglas Winter (2001) attributes this to the release of a significant hoard(s) during the mid-1990s.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/11/2016

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1889 CC $20 MS
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1889 CC $20 MS Prooflike
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 847
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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2/20/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2509 $3,105.00
8/21/2006 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 101, 106/Lot# 972 $1,495.00
7/29/2007 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2400, 2400/Lot# 2257 $1,624.00
4/27/2011 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(3), 1154/Lot# 5231 $16,100.00
2/9/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 158416 $2,200.00
2/27/2014 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(4), 1203/Lot# 5563 $3,525.00
3/28/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6341 $6,462.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 CC $20 MS
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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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