Coin Specifications

Category: St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 816,750
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1226.69 (5/28/2017)
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: 12/1/2016

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1926 $20 MS
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Base $ 1525 1530 1535 1540 1550 1565 1575 1600 1625 1700 1760 1790 1850 2000 2300 4050 41000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1800 1875 2150 2800 10300 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23485
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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6/11/2017 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 8183


Auction Prices Realized

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2/5/2006 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1421 $978.00
4/16/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 135, 140/Lot# 3003 $1,265.00
7/30/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 10346 $1,955.00
3/20/2011 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3033, 3033/Lot# 2323 $1,840.00
5/29/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 19158/Lot# 1385 $1,872.00
8/2/2012 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(6), 1173/Lot# 9403 $2,350.00
6/23/2013 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/23/2013, 80/Lot# 123984 $1,761.10
3/31/2015 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 33760 $1,410.00


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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