Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 329,878
Catalog: KM-74.1
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.44g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1200.18 (2/12/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1856 $20 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 366
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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1/5/1998 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1012, 1012/Lot# 1959 $738.50
11/21/2005 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #63, 68/Lot# 1126 $2,702.50
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1299 $16,100.00
9/14/2008 NGC AU 55   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1584 $2,990.00
7/12/2012 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1172/Lot# 5078 $2,358.65
2/7/2013 NGC Details Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1182/Lot# 4944 $3,818.75
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12013 $41,125.00


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