Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,403,925
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1211.02 (5/23/2017)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1896 S $20 MS obverse 1896 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1896 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1485 1500 1515 1525 1600 1625 1650 1660 1670 1700 1715 1775 2300 5700 30500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1900 2900 6900 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9275
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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6/11/2017 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1256/Lot# 5064


Auction Prices Realized

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5/17/2000 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #20054, 20054/Lot# 4668 $1,005.00
10/25/2000 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1370, 1370/Lot# 1580 $553.88
5/14/2002 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22053, 22053/Lot# 15575 $460.00
1/29/2007 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 124, 129/Lot# 1610 $759.00
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2449 $1,437.50
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1107 $1,755.00
6/28/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3533, 6112/Lot# 21205 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1896 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922262233224022472257226122682278229523022312255528604172785992349677115681682024838
2204222122282235224222502258226322712284229723052393265732975401831793821030713319194930
000000225822632271228422972305239326573297540183179382103071331900
000000226022662275228923002309247427583735663087769529109381506900
1896 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082331233823452352236023712374238123922410241724282680299443508144955410008119461731925503
2316233323402347235523642372237623852398241224212512278534465615861497051065413737200470
000000237223762385239824122421251227853446561586149705106541373700
000000237323792388240424152424259628893898687990849857113001552800
1896 S $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base161916631707176218121865191619692025208321392197236825852754291034473984682099182199236947
163416781725177918301882193419882044210221582254244026412806308936264929785313943269770
00000019341988204421022158225424402641280630893626492978531394300
00000019512006206421202178231125132698285832683805587588851796700
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2860
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 2785
Owner: Grandman
 
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