Coin Specifications

Category: St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 2,938,500
Catalog: KM-131
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.436g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1276.52 (9/29/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Lettered
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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: 7/8/2016

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1925 D $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - 2550 3075 3850 4200 4600 5050 5750 6600 8500 13500 24500 97500 245000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 9950 - 29000 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 305
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
12/11/2000 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1385, 1385/Lot# 1737 $12,075.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3534 $19,550.00
7/18/2011 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 602, 609/Lot# 1706 $15,513.50
8/6/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 13278 $12,925.00
8/12/2015 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1223/Lot# 6577 $4,465.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1925 D $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base25852643269927542781304532383386352536753834414143194817134467374120751625125261384995628379523
2604266227172763286931093287343235753728393642004485769313446894113467192542967444427640300
000000328734323575372839364200448576931344689411346719254296744442700
00000033373479362537814039426046511057013446105081485922258340865035500
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 4817
Owner: davidmckay
 
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