Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 5,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1714.41 (7/2/2020)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1891 CC $20 MS obverse 1891 CC $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

While the Carson City Mint pumped out record numbers of gold eagles and half eagles in 1891, only 5,000 double eagles were produced that year. This is the second lowest mintage for any CC double eagle after the 1870. Due to its extremely low mintage, the 1891-CC double eagle is extremely rare in all grades and commands a very large premium. Most examples are seen in the AU range.

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Last Updated: 6/19/2020

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1891 CC $20 MS
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Base $ - - - 8000 21000 30500 31000 35500 42000 54500 63000 86500 120000 - - - - - - -
$ 23500 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 247
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/30/2020 1891 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----852525244877914101-------246
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Total----852525244880914101-------249
 ----3%2%10%10%10%19%32%4%6%4%0%------- 
1891 CC $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------1----------1
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Total-----------1----------1
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2507264327843194421755155836640070777808842891229821105711257114790155741743219195206412188326570
2552269029213535465056226024662673218015865993551007111238133111505116193180201967721055234450
000000602466267321801586599355100711123813311150511619318020196772105500
000000621268517564822188919588103211190414050153131681318607201592146900
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 8428
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 7808
Owner: Richard J
 
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