Coin Specifications

Category: Saint-Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 2,938,500
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1750.28 (8/2/2021)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Lettered
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1925 D $20 MS obverse 1925 D $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Despite a very large mintage, most were destroyed during the great gold melts of the 1930s. At one time this issue was considered a major rarity. Starting in the 1950s, coins began to trickle in from European banks in small numbers. Today, around 1,000 coins are known; most in the lower ranges of Mint State. Gem examples are very rare with less than 10 certified by NGC. A single coin has been graded by NGC as MS 66. The Smithsonian example (likely from the Lilly collection) grades just MS 63.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/20/2020

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1925 D $20 MS
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Base $ 2650 2750 3000 3250 3400 4750 5250 6000 6900 7250 7500 8750 13000 21000 90000 245000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 9500 14200 27500 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 297
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

The chart showing 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 7/27/2021 1925 D $20 MS
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Base----------483994618281----297
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Total----------483996658781----308
 ----------1%3%13%31%21%28%3%0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1925 D $20 MS
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Base2754283428853009312631943644373039024141440344994565487657476951117541625117102179851922820534
2781285129263048314933443673378739824228443545214669516661488552132531653517396183991966321561
00000036733787398242284435452146695166614885521325316535173961839900
000000370138454061431644674543477254576550101531475216818176911881400
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 6951
Owner: Scottmon
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 4876
Owner: davidmckay
 
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