Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 930,150
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 (9/26/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 S $20 MS obverse 1892 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of over 900,000 pieces, the 1892-S double eagle is a relatively common coin today. However, most uncirculated examples are MS63 or lower. Choice examples are uncommon, and gem examples are very rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/11/2016

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1892 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1515 1520 1525 1530 1540 1550 1560 1575 1625 1700 1900 2100 3300 7350 23000 61000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2300 3800 12000 - - - -
1892 S $20 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4456
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
1/21/1998 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1017, 1017/Lot# 1939 $527.50
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1760 $6,613.00
6/1/2011 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1156/Lot# 9511 $1,840.00
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1082 $1,872.00
1/5/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/05/2014, 176/Lot# 162190 $1,499.30
4/1/2014 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 8121 $1,410.00
7/27/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 814, 823/Lot# 356 $1,725.00
10/12/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 208246 $1,500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 S $20 MS
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Base219722192226223322402247225722612268227822952319240125253386491275971028510644156232327635165
22042221222822352242225022582263227122842303234624422812389558078493104051230418174272390
0000002258226322712284230323462442281238955807849310405123041817400
0000002260226622752289231123742484309944036702938910524139632072500
1892 S $20 MS Prooflike
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Base23082331233823452352236023712374238123922410241724342617349643966153798412465160952390936024
2316233323402347235523642372237623852398241224232495291037964982676394781367518700279470
000000237223762385239824122423249529103796498267639478136751870000
0000002373237923882404241524282556320340965567737410971148852130400
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2525
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
Grade: AU 58 PL
Points: 2410
Owner: Grandman
 
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