Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 543,625
Catalog: KM-74.3
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.44g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1202.02 (2/12/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1878 $20 MS obverse 1878 $20 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®


Click on a coin to see VarietyPlus details.

Description & Analysis

Description and Analysis coming soon.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/17/2015

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1878 $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1675 1725 1825 1850 1875 1950 2450 3900 16000 34500 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - 2600 5000 - - - - - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1572
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/6/1994 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1994 St. Louis Bullet Sale #119, 119/Lot# 711 $484.00
9/14/1998 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1086, 1086/Lot# 1919 $606.63
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2562 $891.25
5/1/2006 NGC MS 60   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 85: Chi Yin Collection, 90/Lot# 1143 $747.50
2/11/2007 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2545 $920.00
10/13/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 5147 $2,530.00
5/18/2014 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 187549 $2,858.90
7/4/2014 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3489, 6040/Lot# 21626 $1,615.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base219722192226223322502268228523622368240124642585272734866437838395171022410800137602003920875
22042221222822392256227423112364237924222504263229804470708687619753104161178715853203180
0000002311236423792422250426322980447070868761975310416117871585300
0000002336236623902443254526803233545377349139998810608127731794600
1878 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base230823312338234523522360237123742381246425852699283436396616872795201045814522220913402435258
23162333234023472355236423722376240925042623274431024631732089919833118131704526069344350
0000002372237624092504262327443102463173208991983311813170452606900
00000023732379243625452661278933715624802392561014513167195683004600
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 63
Points: 6437
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 3486
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer