1874 $20 MS64

CERTIFICATION#: 13089452
PCGS#: 8970

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1874 is generally considered to be a relatively "common date" Type II Double Eagle but it is really quite scarce in all grades.In fact, it is a little more rare overall than such dates as the 1865, 1866 and 1872 and it is considerably more rare than the "hoard" date 1867. It is virtually identical in overall rarity to the 1875. In strictly uncircualted condition, the 1874 is very scarce although not as rare as the forementioned 1865 and 1866. Choice and gem quality uncs exist but they are definitely rare.

Diameter: 34.00 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 366,780 Weight: 33.40 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
2
1,470
3
1,475
4
1,480
6
1,485
8
1,490
10
1,495
12
1,500
15
1,505
20
1,510
25
1,515
30
1,520
35
1,525
2
45+
1,535
50+
1,610
53+
1,745
55+
1,795
58+
2,550
62+
16,500
63+
26,000
64
50,000
3

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 2,725 R-4.4 11 / 31 TIE 64 / 148 TIE
60 or Better 212 R-6.8 20 / 31 73 / 148 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 31 1 / 148

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 PCGS grade
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
4 MS63 PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade