Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 620,250
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1708.68 (6/20/2021)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
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1906 D $20 MS obverse 1906 D $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Denver Mint struck its first coinage in 1906. Among those first coins struck were over 620,000 Liberty double eagles. It seems many of these coins were saved, as the coins are quite common through MS64. However, the number of survivors drops off considerably in gem. In fact, NGC has only graded a total of 15 coins in gem with a single finer piece known. (9/2016)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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1906 D $20 MS
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Base $ 1835 1835 1835 1855 1865 1880 1880 1880 1910 1960 2750 3000 3900 5750 20000 60000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 4200 6850 - - - -
1906 D $20 MS PL
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 6000 - - - - - - - -

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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: 1920
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/15/2021 1906 D $20 MS
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Base-----11-2117370514750355125151----1918
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Total-----11-2117370515754358139151----1940
 -----0%0%-0%1%4%4%27%39%18%7%1%0%---- 
1906 D $20 MS PL
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Base-------------2--------2
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Total-------------2--------2
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1906 D $20 MS
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Base243924392439243924512458246124642464246424802510288530093406406468201022610831114621235513299
243924392439244324532459246224642464246924902635292631413625498379551042811041117601267013964
0000002462246424642469249026352926314136254983795510428110411176000
0000002463246424642475250027602968327438455901909110629112521205700
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4340
Owner: Scottmon
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 3009
Owner: davidmckay
 
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