Coin Specifications

Category: St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 816,750
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: $1283.58 (8/25/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Lettered
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1926 $20 MS obverse 1926 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Like most other Philadelphia issues from this period, a significant number were saved in European banks and have since made their way back home. This date is one of the most common issues in the series. The 1926 Double Eagle can be found in all grades of Mint State through MS 66. Less than 10 coins have been certified as MS 67. One in that grade sold for $14,950 in 2008.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/1/2016

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1926 $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1525 1530 1535 1540 1550 1565 1575 1600 1625 1700 1775 1810 1840 1985 2375 4050 35000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1825 1900 2250 2600 10300 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23365
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/14/2001 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1417, 1417/Lot# 1756 $527.50
8/21/2001 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21084, 21084/Lot# 4579 $420.00
9/6/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 3551 $1,840.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1330 $2,457.00
11/6/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131146/Lot# 24719 $2,012.50
10/17/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25410 $1,994.10
10/20/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 774, 783/Lot# 701 $3,350.00
3/21/2014 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(2), 1198/Lot# 10755 $4,259.38
3/23/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 91599 $1,655.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197222622332240224722542261226822742285229523082319234223622455268533248428133892190433888
2207222822352242224922562263227022782288229923122327234923932532289850251008216227258990
000000226322702278228822992312232723492393253228985025100821622700
000000226622722281229223042315233423552424260831116727117351906600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 7960
Owner: CSdot
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2898
Owner: JRomulus
 
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