Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,143,500
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1226.69 (5/29/2017)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1895 S $20 MS obverse 1895 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Although the 1895-S double eagle had a mintage of over 1.1 million coins, this is a major conditional rarity. While very available in grades of MS63 and lower, above that this issue becomes much scarcer. In fact, NGC has only graded 11 in gem or higher.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/23/2016

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1895 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1485 1500 1515 1525 1625 1650 1675 1685 1700 1715 1725 1800 2300 4650 13000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2000 3000 6100 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7348
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/23/2006 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2193, 2193/Lot# 2347 $868.00
1/3/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 6462 $3,464.95
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2577 $4,800.00
8/1/2010 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210082, 210082/Lot# 22580 $2,242.50
12/12/2010 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 210123/Lot# 25137 $2,127.50
6/14/2011 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, 92/Lot# 9796 $1,725.00
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1099 $1,872.00
8/4/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/04/2013, 86/Lot# 118662 $2,860.00
5/4/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 802, 811/Lot# 360 $5,500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1895 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922262233224022472257226122682278229523022312236827813885608970937800110791600023477
220422212228223522422250225822632271228422972305233125063149462064247329889312719184920
00000022582263227122842297230523312506314946206424732988931271900
00000022602266227522892300230923492643351753546758756499861436000
1895 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082331233823452352236023712374238123922410241724342617349641905367798412465153042330635932
2316233323402347235523642372237623852398241224232495291037274582623994781341117971275150
000000237223762385239824122423249529103727458262399478134111797100
0000002373237923882404241524282556320339594975711210971143582063900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3885
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 2617
Owner: Grandman
 
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