Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,256,699
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1727.09 (6/21/2021)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1904 $20 MS obverse 1904 $20 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/21/2021

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1904 $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1845 1845 1845 1865 1875 1890 1890 1890 1920 1970 2125 2200 2275 2625 3050 7000 70000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2225 2375 2775 5000 14000 - -
1904 $20 MS PL
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 3000 4000 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 5850 - - - -

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Disclaimer: The prices listed in the various NGC Price and Value Guides are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. Prices provided are averages, not specific prices for individual coins. Further, because these prices are only updated from time to time, they do not reflect short term pricing trends, which are quite common and are often quite dramatic, given the volatile nature of the collectible coin marketplace. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. For all of these reasons, the prices in these guides are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and factors that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and — when appropriate — expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. By using the NGC Guides, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the Guides.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 238129
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/15/2021 1904 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base1---1117664108729172711376289827913933573262812---237222
------------215610087142----280
-------------6921976416410----1226
--------------22------4
Total1---1117664108729172713476414831124018875042932---238732
 0%---0%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%11%32%35%17%3%0%0%--- 
1904 $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------211111594172236692----900
-------------3411-----9
--------------21------3
--------------1-------1
Total---------2111115942023068102----913
 ---------0%1%1%17%46%25%7%1%0%---- 
1904 $20 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------232-------7
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total------------232-------7
 ------------29%43%29%------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1904 $20 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base25592559255925592572257825822585258525852601263327402770300934473675461711147117921270413668
25592559255925632574257925832585258525902612266927502850315535233989679411362120961302514351
000000258325852585259026122669275028503155352339896794113621209600
000000258425852585259626222704276029293301359943038970115771240000
1904 $20 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base71780289399110981105111011151125113211441151117912521426194731494582798490331299218989
7458329251026110011061111111811271136114611601203131015992347362657168333103521499119938
00000011111118112711361146116012031310159923473626571683331035200
00000011131121112911401148116912271368177327484104685086831167200
1904 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24392439243924392451245824612464246424642480251026142643268528853092443110788114181230913250
24392439243924432453245924622464246424692490254526242657275229543538655010998117151262313913
000000246224642464246924902545262426572752295435386550109981171500
000000246324642464247525002579263326712818302339858669112081201200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4431
Owner: Ken.Cho
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 4431
Owner: Stirling's Sets
 
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