Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 996,175
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: $1279.04 (8/27/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1893 S $20 MS obverse 1893 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This date is a condition rarity in MS64 grade, following a common theme among San Francisco Mint double eagles.

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Last Updated: 7/11/2016

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1893 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1515 1520 1525 1530 1540 1550 1560 1570 1600 1675 1800 2000 3200 11500 55000 - - - - -
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1893 S $20 MS Prooflike
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5242
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64


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9/13/2006 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2006 September Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #416, 416/Lot# 4235 $747.50
2/2/2011 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3007, 3007/Lot# 1856 $1,840.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1732 $3,565.00
6/3/2013 PCGS XF 40   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1084 $1,755.00
7/13/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 812, 821/Lot# 370 $1,505.00
7/20/2014 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 813, 822/Lot# 901 $3,400.00
8/31/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 211979 $1,470.00
10/31/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 5487 $6,462.50
2/26/2015 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1218/Lot# 4274 $3,290.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922372297235824212484254925512555256725852665267734675654902794919973107801163429974
2204222522572317237924422506255025522559257326122669294041966778918296521024211065177470
000000250625502552255925732612266929404196677891829652102421106500
000000252725502554256325792638267332044925790393369812105111134900
1893 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082341240324662531259726642733273427392752277028552867369759849491997310312113091219431098
23192362242424882553261926872733273627432758279828593144445971539652100861064411604184950
0000002687273327362743275827982859314444597153965210086106441160400
0000002710273427372748276428272863342052228322981210199109771189900
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3467
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 2867
Owner: Grandman
 
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