Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 996,175
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1399.54 (7/18/2019)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1893 S $20 MS obverse 1893 S $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of just under a million pieces, the 1893-S double eagle is by no means a rare coin. However, as is the case with other San Francisco double eagles of the era, this coin becomes scarce at the MS64 level. In gem, it's extremely rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/12/2019

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1893 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1410 1415 1420 1710 1710 1720 1720 1720 1720 1730 1940 2125 3300 9250 46000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2450 3650 11000 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5742
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64

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, 64 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 7/16/2019 1893 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----4551020423513802522203932425------5727
------------31--------4
-------------101-------11
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Total----4551020423513802525205032525------5742
 ----0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %6 %7 %44 %36 %6 %0 %------ 
1893 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------393--------15
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Total-----------393--------15
 -----------20 %60 %20 %-------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/12/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 9826 $3,220.00
4/10/2006 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2006 April Atlanta, GA Online Session #403, 403/Lot# 8712 $747.50
9/6/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 3458 $3,162.50
6/17/2012 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 3295, 3295/Lot# 3042 $1,782.50
2/24/2013 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 740, 749/Lot# 1327 $2,000.00
12/17/2013 PCGS MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals Featuring the Robbins Collection of US Gold Coins, 21037/Lot# 1254 $3,042.00
10/12/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 211979 $1,400.00
7/17/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 6159 $3,818.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 $20 MS S Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082341240324662531259726642733273427392752277028552867369759849491997310312113091219431098
23192362242424882553261926872733273627432758279828593144445971539652100861064411604184950
0000002687273327362743275827982859314444597153965210086106441160400
0000002710273427372748276428272863342052228322981210199109771189900
1893 $20 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922372297235824212484254925512555256725852665267734675654902794919973107801163429974
2204222522572317237924422506255025522559257326122669294041966778918296521024211065177470
000000250625502552255925732612266929404196677891829652102421106500
000000252725502554256325792638267332044925790393369812105111134900
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Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 2867
Owner: Grandman
 
Grade: MS 61 PL
Points: 2855
Owner: Deepc5
 
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