Coin Specifications

Category: Twenty Cents (1875-1878)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 133,290
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 5.0000g
ASW: 0.1447oz
Melt Value: $2.42 (6/23/2017)
Diameter: 22mm
Edge: Plain
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1875 CC 20C MS obverse 1875 CC 20C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

If the intent of the 20-cent piece was to increase the government's use of silver, the Carson City Mint contributed very little to this effort in 1875. Its modest production confirms that this denomination was not really needed, though this figure is only slightly lower than that of the 1875-CC quarter dollar, so there were clearly other factors affecting production.

The Brunner/Frost book reports four die marriages for 1875-CC 20-cent pieces, though one more surfaced shortly after its publication. The Flynn book on this series lists both a misplaced-date variety and a repunched date, but both are too minor to attract much collector interest.




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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/25/2017

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1875 CC 20C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 280 370 450 565 1000 1350 1500 1675 1985 2375 2550 2950 3600 5100 15500 41250 84500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1004
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
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
2/11/2007 NGC MS 64   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1337 $4,888.00
5/23/2007 PCGS VG 10   Teletrade Auction 2371, 2371/Lot# 1376 $358.40
8/11/2008 NGC F 15   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 273, 279/Lot# 608 $546.25
8/11/2010 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 4618 $1,380.00
2/28/2012 NGC F 12   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 2163 $287.50
2/7/2013 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1182/Lot# 3383 $1,468.75
8/31/2014 PCGS F 12   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 137965 $560.00
9/7/2014 PCGS G 6   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 209629 $300.00
8/31/2014 PCGS G 4   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131436/Lot# 23126 $264.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 CC 20C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base71578394110661226170718432009212422502455268527812985328138526169894911506000
73883698311191386175218982047216623182532271728493084347146247096980111506000
00000018982047216623182532271728493084347146247096980111506000
000000195420862208238726082749291731823662539780221065411506000
1875 CC 20C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base764835100111311299179919412113223323642575281429133124343140206407926211883000
7888901044118714661846199821532277243426552847298332263627481673591013611883000
000000199821532277243426552847298332263627481673591013611883000
000000205621932320250527342880305433293824561183101100911883000
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3281
Owner: JTO
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 3033
Owner: rbrown4
 
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