Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,390
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1730.17 (12/1/2020)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1891 $20 MS obverse 1891 $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1891 Double eagle is extraordinarily rare in both mint state and proof. Only 1,390 mint state and a mere 52 proof examples we minted. Few MS examples are known, which has put more upward pressure on the price of the proof as collectors try to fill their sets.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/9/2020

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1891 $20 MS
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1891 $20 MS PL
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Disclaimer: The prices listed in the various NGC Price and Value Guides are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. Prices provided are averages, not specific prices for individual coins. Further, because these prices are only updated from time to time, they do not reflect short term pricing trends, which are quite common and are often quite dramatic, given the volatile nature of the collectible coin marketplace. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. For all of these reasons, the prices in these guides are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and factors that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and — when appropriate — expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. By using the NGC Guides, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the Guides.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 39
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 62

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/24/2020 1891 $20 MS
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Base-----15139152-1--------37
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1891 $20 MS PL
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 $20 MS PL
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Base1782194621212308285734964028447256136197692473408247120631700924395355605263679039813368368286077
1836200421832491307036734176485258076439706276429519137111947128116412526143779804821188448090381
00000041764852580764397062764295191371119471281164125261437798048211800
000000432452326002668172017944107911536021933318384694470238805708290000
1891 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base272733453860414150497107829399181022610515109191197012757136061651823753347105149877500797648207684438
2933351739544444573575028835100211032210650112691223213040145771893027405403066016578255805358286388660
00000088351002110322106501126912232130401457718930274054030660165782558053500
00000093761012310419107841162012495133231554721341310584590268833790098130500
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 10515
Owner: swiss
 
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