Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 75,940
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1443.91 (10/14/2019)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1890 $20 MS obverse 1890 $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint only struck 75.940 coins in 1890. While this is a better date, it is still available in grades up to MS62. However, the population drastically drops in MS63, and falls even further in choice. NGC has only graded 2 coins in gem or higher. (10/2016)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/11/2019

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1890 $20 MS
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Base $ 1530 1530 1530 1710 1710 1740 1820 1880 1930 2075 2175 3500 9750 23500 48000 75000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 4000 - - - - - -
1890 $20 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 3300 - - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 4800 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 648
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66

The chart showing 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1890 $20 MS
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Base-----132319987220121527211----645
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Total-----132319987220121829211----650
 -----0 %0 %0 %0 %3 %15 %11 %31 %34 %4 %0 %0 %0 %---- 
1890 $20 MS Prooflike
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Base-----------1-1--------2
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Total-----------1-1--------2
 -----------50 %-50 %-------- 
1890 $20 MS Deep Prooflike
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Base-----------1----------1
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Total-----------1----------1
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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/31/2004 NGC MS 62   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2670 $863.00
7/13/2008 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2556, 2556/Lot# 2823 $1,120.00
2/19/2012 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/19/2012, 8/Lot# 36016 $1,942.60
6/9/2013 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131325/Lot# 22534 $1,938.75
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1201/Lot# 7199 $2,702.50
7/20/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 813, 822/Lot# 900 $2,500.00
7/25/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3492, 6043/Lot# 22588 $9,870.00
10/8/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9194 $1,645.00
8/12/2015 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1223/Lot# 6489 $2,350.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1890 $20 MS
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Base2197221922262233225022542264226822782285278130573639414151588928134152043031498491167738479645
2204222122282239225122572265227122802450287332513806448064151042415753241193737158539781380
000000226522712280245028733251380644806415104241575324119373715853900
000000226722752283261629653445397448197671119191809227809432436796100
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Grade: MS 60
Points: 3057
Owner: davidmckay
 
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