Coin Specifications

Category: St. 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: $1273.33 (9/20/2017)
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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Last Updated: 12/1/2016

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1925 D $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - 2850 3600 5100 5600 6100 6900 7250 7500 8750 13500 24500 97500 245000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 9500 - 29000 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 298
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2705 $10,350.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5585 $13,800.00
7/18/2011 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 602, 609/Lot# 1706 $15,513.50
10/28/2012 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3371, 3371/Lot# 3402 $7,800.00
1/6/2016 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(4), 1231/Lot# 5689 $13,512.50
4/27/2016 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1234/Lot# 6224 $7,343.75
1/4/2017 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(6), 1251/Lot# 7326 $8,812.50
4/26/2017 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1254/Lot# 5814 $5,640.00


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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