Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,669,300
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: $1308.25 (7/29/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1899 $20 MS obverse 1899 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1899 double eagle is a very common coin in lower Mint State grades, through MS63. The numbers fall off considerably between MS63 and MS64, however. At the Gem preservation level this date suddenly becomes very scarce.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/11/2016

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1899 $20 MS
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Base $ 1515 1520 1525 1530 1540 1550 1560 1570 1600 1675 1765 1800 1925 3400 11250 30000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 2250 3700 - - - -
1899 $20 MS Prooflike
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1899 $20 MS Deep Prooflike
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 24140
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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8/14/2016 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(5), 1238/Lot# 6084


Auction Prices Realized

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11/18/2003 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23114, 23114/Lot# 11691 $833.75
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2690 $1,495.00
8/29/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #51, 56/Lot# 1558 $770.50
2/18/2007 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2328, 2328/Lot# 2203 $1,092.00
7/3/2011 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131128/Lot# 28963 $1,725.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1350 $1,755.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5688 $2,990.00
11/10/2015 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 26814 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base219722192226223322402247225722612268227822952302231223352510319454177960838398541178016927
220422212228223522422250225822632271228422972305232023932738393562658101887310496134960
00000022582263227122842297230523202393273839356265810188731049600
00000022602266227522892300230923272452296646767112824293641113800
1899 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082331233823452352236023712374238123922410241724342617349641905367798412465153042330635932
2316233323402347235523642372237623852398241224232495291037274582623994781341117971275150
000000237223762385239824122423249529103727458262399478134111797100
0000002373237923882404241524282556320339594975711210971143582063900
1899 $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base161916631707176218121865191619692025208321392197236825852754291034473984682099182199236947
163416781725177918301882193419882044210221582254244026412806308936264929785313943269770
00000019341988204421022158225424402641280630893626492978531394300
00000019512006206421202178231125132698285832683805587588851796700
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2910
Owner: RClark
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2335
Owner: JimL4004
 
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