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20 Dollars "Liberty Head - Double Eagle" with motto "TWENTY DOLLARS"

Features

Country United States
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1877-1907
Value 2 Eagles = 20 Dollars (20 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 33.436 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 74.3
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Liberty head wearing a tiara, the 13 stars of the union around the rim and the date below

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1904

Engraver: James Barton Longacre

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

A heraldic eagle with the denomination below

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

Translation:
United States of America
In God We
Trust
Out of Many, One
Twenty Dollars

Engraver: James Barton Longacre

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

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)
CC United States Mint, Carson City, United States
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1877  397,670 2%
1877 CC 42,565 0.4%
1877 S 1,735,000 3%
1878  543,645 1.2%
1878 CC 13,180 0.8%
1878 S 1,739,000 5%
1879  207,630 1.2%
1879 CC 10,708 0.4%
1879 O 2,325 0.4%
1879 S 1,223,800 2%
1880  51,456 0.4%
1880 S 836,000 1.2%
1881  2,260 0.8%
1881 S 727,000 0.8%
1882  630 1.2%
1882 CC 39,140 0.4%
1882 S 1,125,000 5%
1883  92 0.8% Proof
1883 CC 59,962 0.4%
1883 S 1,189,000 1.2%
1884  71 0.4% Proof
1884 CC 81,139 0.4%
1884 S 916,000 2%
1885  828 0.4%
1885 CC 9,450 0.8%
1885 S 683,500 1.2%
1886  1,106 1.2%
1887  121 0.4%
1887 S 283,000 0.4%
1888  226,266 2%
1888 S 859,600 0.8%
1889  44,111 0.8%
1889 CC 30,945 0.4%
1889 S 774,700 1.2%
1890  75,995 0.4%
1890 CC 91,209 0.8%
1890 S 802,750 2%
1891  1,442 1.2%
1891 CC 5,000 0.4%
1891 S 1,288,125 1.2%
1892  4,523 0.4%
1892 CC 27,265 0.8%
1892 S 930,150 1.2%
1893  344,339 1.7%
1893 CC 18,402 0.4%
1893 S 996,175 2%
1894  1,368,990 2%
1894 S 1,048,550 3%
1895  1,114,656 6%
1895 S 1,143,500 3%
1896  792,663 4%
1896 S 1,403,925 3%
1897  1,383,261 4%
1897 S 1,470,250 4%
1898  170,470 0.8%
1898 S 2,575,175 7%
1899  1,669,384 2,020.73 4%
1899 S 2,010,300 5%
1900  1,874,584 8%
1900 S 2,459,500 5%
1901  111,526 1.2%
1901 S 1,596,000 4%
1902  31,254 1.2%
1902 S 1,753,625 2%
1903  287,428 5%
1903 S 954,000 2%
1904  6,256,797 1,361.08 1,694.89 32%
1904 S 5,134,175 7%
1905  59,011 0.4%
1905 S 1,813,000 2%
1906  69,690 0.8%
1906 D 620,250 1.7%
1906 S 2,065,750 2%
1907  1,451,864 6%
1907 D 842,250 0.4%
1907 S 2,165,800 2%

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