Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 30,945
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: $1196.80 (2/12/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1889 CC $20 MS obverse 1889 CC $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Despite its minuscule mintage of 30,945 pieces, the 1889-CC double eagle is considered to be among the more available Carson City twenties. Douglas Winter (2001) attributes this to the release of a significant hoard(s) during the mid-1990s.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/19/2015

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1889 CC $20 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 840
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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10/28/2003 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23111, 23111/Lot# 13950 $2,127.50
1/28/2004 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 7449 $1,782.50
12/17/2006 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2300, 2300/Lot# 2672 $1,456.00
1/24/2008 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 215, 221/Lot# 6008 $2,530.00
8/15/2011 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9771 $3,115.35
2/12/2012 NGC VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36015 $2,063.60
9/2/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2195 $2,012.50
12/5/2013 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1192/Lot# 5257 $2,585.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 CC $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24642699272727672885314933453783417245915515600770147704888910788111141131911625118971246613055
2542270827402806297332143491391343124899567963437244809995221089711182114211171612087126620
000000349139134312489956796343724480999522108971118211421117161208700
0000003637404244515207584366787474849410155110051125111523118061227600
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 7014
Owner: davidmckay
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 7014
Owner: The Loaned Ranger
 
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