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: $1169.13 (5/30/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 368
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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5/2/2004 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 1877, 1877/Lot# 1561 $1,375.00
3/24/2005 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2005 March Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #368, 368/Lot# 7125 $2,242.50
11/21/2005 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #63, 68/Lot# 1126 $2,702.50
9/14/2008 NGC AU 55   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1584 $2,990.00
8/2/2012 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(3), 1173/Lot# 4724 $3,818.75
8/8/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(4), 1188/Lot# 5181 $4,112.50
8/6/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 12013 $41,125.00
2/26/2015 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2015 February 26 - March 1 PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1218/Lot# 8084 $2,820.00


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