Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 970,500
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.44g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1238.69 (4/29/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1857 S $20 MS obverse 1857 S $20 MS reverse


  
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1857 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1800 1875 1925 2050 2400 3250 3600 4250 4950 6000 7300 9150 11300 16250 34500 140000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 12500 20000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1472
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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Grade
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5/1/2016 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1234/Lot# 6022
5/1/2016 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8983


Auction Prices Realized

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1/25/2004 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3383 $1,150.00
5/23/2004 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1886, 1886/Lot# 1734 $715.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1116 $37,440.00
8/8/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(6), 1188/Lot# 8758 $1,645.00
5/11/2014 PCGS MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 851 $5,250.00
5/12/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20795 $7,520.00
8/5/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4080 $5,287.50
9/7/2014 NGC XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 217721 $2,250.00
10/8/2014 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1210/Lot# 4414 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1857 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base18862335238524172495261428603080323835453800403241414499510455346286872713606149681711423834
20362352239624432535269629333133334036303877406842604701524757857100103531406015683193540
0000002933313333403630387740684260470152475785710010353140601568300
0000003007318534433715395541054380490253916035791311980145141639900
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4565
Owner: BillJones
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3800
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
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