Coin Specifications

Category: Saint-Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 567,500
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1781.69 (6/16/2021)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Lettered
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1915 S $20 MS obverse 1915 S $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: This date ranks as one the most common for the series before 1920. Large numbers are known in all grades from MS 60 to MS 65. Examples continue to be found in fresh shipments from the European banks. The date usually well struck with ample luster. The 1915–S can be found in Gem condition with relative ease. As with most dates, anything above MS 66 is extremely rare. A single coin has been graded by NGC as MS 67. That coin has not traded at auction.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/16/2021

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1915 S $20 MS
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Base $ 1925 1925 1925 1945 1955 1970 1970 1970 2000 2025 2175 2200 2250 2350 2650 6050 40000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 2225 2275 2400 3400 16250 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16499
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/15/2021 1915 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----1216121033644225295718569017811762---16499
---------------22-----4
-------------31032367----88
----------------1-----1
Total-----1216121033644225325728572418201832---16592
 -----0%0%0%0%0%1%0%3%15%35%34%11%1%0%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1915 S $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base243624362436243624482455246124642464246424802495260026002628268528474157884993931016610984
243624362436244024502457246224642464246924852530260026092647273932845721903096511043911533
0000002462246424642469248525302600260926472739328457219030965100
0000002463246424642475249025652600261926662793372072859212990800
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4157
Owner: Greenspring Hedge
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 4157
Owner: John H Erickson
 
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