20 Dollars Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1877-1907
Value 20 Dollars (20 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.900) (.100 copper)
Weight 33.436 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 23125
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 74.3
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Liberty (coronet head) facing left, surrounded by 13 stars, with date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1904

Designer: James Barton Longacre Read more on Wikipedia

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Reverse

Heraldic eagle with Union shield holding 3 arrows and an olive branch, 13 stars, rays and motto above

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
IN GOD WE TRUST
E PLURIBUS UNUM
TWENTY DOLLARS

Designer: James Barton Longacre Read more on Wikipedia

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Edge

Reeded

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
CC United States Mint, Carson City, United States (1870-1899)
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
O United States Mint, New Orleans, United States (1835-1942)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

The standard weight of this coin was 516 grains.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1877  397 650 3%
1877  20 0% Proof
1877 CC 42 565 0.3%
1877 S 1 735 000 3%
1878  543 625 1.9%
1878  20 0% Proof
1878 CC 13 180 0.5%
1878 S 1 739 000 4%
1879  207 600 1.1%
1879  30 0% Proof
1879 CC 10 708 0.5%
1879 O 2 325 0.3%
1879 S 1 223 800 2%
1880  51 420 1.3%
1880  36 0% Proof
1880 S 836 000 1.3%
1881  2 199 0.3%
1881  61 0.3% Proof
1881 S 727 000 1.1%
1882  571 0.5%
1882  59 0% Proof
1882 CC 39 140 0.3%
1882 S 1 125 000 5%
1883  92 0.5% Proof only
1883 CC 59 962 0.3%
1883 S 1 189 000 1.9%
1884  71 0.3% Proof only
1884 CC 81 139 0.5%
1884 S 916 000 1.9%
1885  751 0.3%
1885  77 0.3% Proof
1885 CC 9 450 0.5%
1885 S 683 500 1.1%
1886  1 000 0.3%
1886  106 0.3% Proof
1887  121 0.5% Proof only
1887 S 283 000 0.5%
1888  226 161 1.6%
1888  105 0% Proof
1888 S 859 600 2%
1889  44 070 0.3%
1889  41 0.3% Proof
1889 CC 30 945 0.3%
1889 S 774 700 1.6%
1890  75 940 0.5%
1890  55 0% Proof
1890 CC 91 209 0.8%
1890 S 802 750 2%
1891  1 390 0.8%
1891  52 0% Proof
1891 CC 5 000 0.3%
1891 S 1 288 125 1.6%
1892  4 430 0.3%
1892  93 0% Proof
1892 CC 27 265 0.5%
1892 S 930 150 2%
1893  344 280 2%
1893  59 0% Proof
1893 CC 18 402 0.3%
1893 S 996 175 2%
1894  1 368 940 3%
1894  50 0% Proof
1894 S 1 048 550 3%
1895  1 114 605 5%
1895  51 0% Proof
1895 S 1 143 500 3%
1896  792 535 3%
1896  128 0% Proof
1896 S 1 403 925 3%
1897  1 383 175 5%
1897  86 0% Proof
1897 S 1 470 250 5%
1898  170 395 0.8%
1898  75 0.5% Proof
1898 S 2 575 175 8%
1899  1 669 300 $ 1800 6%
1899  84 0% Proof
1899 S 2 010 300 6%
1900  1 874 460 8%
1900  124 0.3% Proof
1900 S 2 459 500 5%
1901  111 430 1.3%
1901  96 0.3% Proof
1901 S 1 596 000 2%
1902  31 140 1.3%
1902  114 0% Proof
1902 S 1 753 625 3%
1903  287 270 5%
1903  158 0% Proof
1903 S 954 000 2%
1904  6 256 699 $ 1300 $ 1800 $ 1800 $ 2100 31%
1904  98 0% Proof
1904 S 5 134 175 6%
1905  58 919 0%
1905  92 0.3% Proof
1905 S 1 813 000 2%
1906  69 596 0.5%
1906  94 0% Proof
1906 D 620 250 1.1%
1906 S 2 065 750 3%
1907  1 451 786 6%
1907  78 0.3% Proof
1907 D 842 250 0.3%
1907 S 2 165 800 1.9%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
Auction 72
Lot 2984
Internet Archive
Dec 21, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 1801.62
(EUR 1682.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
Auction 73
Lot 859
Internet Archive
Dec 28, 2022 Undetermined AU USD 1827.33
(EUR 1706.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
Auction 70
Lot 997
Internet Archive
Nov 13, 2022 Undetermined AU USD 1769.49
(EUR 1652.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
E-Auction 60
Lot 2652
Internet Archive
May 14, 2022 Undetermined AU USD 1885.17
(EUR 1760.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
Auction 70
Lot 996
Internet Archive
Nov 13, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 1769.49
(EUR 1652.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
Auction 66
Lot 733
Internet Archive
Sep 18, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 1769.49
(EUR 1652.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
Auction 63
Lot 3904
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 1795.20
(EUR 1676.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 1132
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 1820.90
(EUR 1700.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
E-Auction 60
Lot 2651
Internet Archive
May 14, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 1938.73
(EUR 1810.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Dollars (Liberty Head - Double Eagle, With motto)
Katz
E-Auction 60
Lot 2650
Internet Archive
May 14, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 1783.42
(EUR 1665.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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