Coin Specifications

Category: St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,816,000
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: $1296.45 (9/25/2016)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Lettered
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1928 $20 MS obverse 1928 $20 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1928 Double Eagle is one of the most common of the series, which is no surprise considering the staggering mintage of almost 9 million coins. Ample numbers of coins have been certified in all grades from MS 60 to MS 67. The production quality for the date was high and the 1928 Double Eagle is an excellent type coin. The 1928 Double Eagle is the last readily obtainable for the Saint–Gaudens series. The remaining issues are all rare to extremely rare.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/1/2016

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1928 $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1525 1530 1535 1540 1550 1565 1575 1600 1625 1700 1775 1790 1825 1925 2350 4050 14500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1800 1875 2250 2500 6500 54650 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 48795
Low Grade: PrAg
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
12/17/2001 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1518, 1518/Lot# 2021 $527.50
10/17/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #58, 63/Lot# 1226 $621.00
10/22/2009 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 October Signature US Coin Auction #1130, 1130/Lot# 1951 $4,312.50
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1339 $2,047.00
12/4/2011 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/04/2011, 147/Lot# 27243 $3,850.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 2043 $1,926.25
3/21/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1183/Lot# 8432 $1,762.50
7/27/2013 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31322 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2197222622332240224722542261226822742285229523082319232923522417267131726007107351802628491
220722282235224222492256226322702278228822992312232223372374250228384117758313165215140
00000022632270227822882299231223222337237425022838411775831316500
00000022662272228122922304231523262344239525863005506291591559600
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 6007
Owner: jackisimon
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2671
Owner: Horse
 
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