Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,143,500
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: $1169.13 (5/30/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1895 S $20 MS obverse 1895 S $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Type Three Liberty double eagles, especially those coined in the last two decades of the 19th century, abound with condition rarities that can be found without any difficulty in circulated grades, remaining available through the MS63 level in most cases. Many of these dates are quite rare in MS64 quality and virtually unknown any finer

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/20/2015

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1895 S $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1630 1640 1650 1660 1670 1690 1700 1715 1740 1765 1850 2450 4700 13500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 3650 6100 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7208
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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12/5/2005 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #65, 70/Lot# 1122 $4,485.00
6/7/2007 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2378, 2378/Lot# 1281 $924.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2577 $4,800.00
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2442 $1,437.50
6/3/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 1098 $1,556.00
1/12/2014 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 108385 $1,347.50
7/17/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 6166 $1,762.50
8/12/2015 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 8426 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1895 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197221922262233224022472257226122682278229523022312236827813885608970937800110791600023477
220422212228223522422250225822632271228422972305233125063149462064247329889312719184920
00000022582263227122842297230523312506314946206424732988931271900
00000022602266227522892300230923492643351753546758756499861436000
1895 S $20 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23082331233823452352236023712374238123922410241724342617349641905367798412465153042330635932
2316233323402347235523642372237623852398241224232495291037274582623994781341117971275150
000000237223762385239824122423249529103727458262399478134111797100
0000002373237923882404241524282556320339594975711210971143582063900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3885
Owner: ftrifilio5
 
Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 2617
Owner: Grandman
 
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