Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,114,605
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: $1170.68 (2/10/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1895 $20 MS obverse 1895 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

More than one million double eagles were minted in Philadelphia in 1895. Several thousand pieces have survived in Mint State, but the great majority of those are graded between MS60 and MS63.

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Price Guide

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1895 $20 MS
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Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1765 1800 2350 3700 24500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2900 4500 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 21623
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/10/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65093, 65093/Lot# 24541 $977.50
2/21/2008 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 223, 229/Lot# 5740 $1,270.75
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1637 $2,415.00
6/7/2009 PCGS MS 70   Teletrade Auction 2702, 2702/Lot# 2205 $126.50
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1096 $1,872.00
9/8/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131338/Lot# 28370 $1,827.13
1/26/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 108386 $1,512.50
6/27/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2694 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1895 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base219722192226223322402247225722612268227822952302231223682671344773747608829989361132416173
22042221222822352242225022582263227122842297230523312469293047567452783885119732129400
0000002258226322712284229723052331246929304756745278388511973200
00000022602266227522892300230923492570318860657530806987241052800
1895 $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082331233823452352236023712374238123922410241724342617349641905367798412465153042330635932
2316233323402347235523642372237623852398241224232495291037274582623994781341117971275150
000000237223762385239824122423249529103727458262399478134111797100
0000002373237923882404241524282556320339594975711210971143582063900
1895 $20 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base717802893991109811051066102410331041105010571218130614023556520161938982132341978629990
7458329251026110011051066102710351044105211101247133821204104553171221039915418231870
000000106610271035104410521110124713382120410455317122103991541800
000000106610301038104710541164127613702838465258628052118161760200
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 7374
Owner: Treasure Coast Coins Inc.
 
Grade: MS 63 PL
Points: 3496
Owner: Grandman
 
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