The Saddle Ridge Hoard of gold coins, discovered in northern California in 2013, contained seventy 1882-S $20s, including two ungradeable coins, fifteen Mint State examples, and one new Second Finest Known (a single PCGS MS64+).
In July 2006, American Numismatic Rarities offered a cancelled obverse die from an 1872-dated Double Eagle, speculating that it may have come from the Carson City Mint because of a "C" stamped on the shank. Two other Liberty Head $20 obverse dies have appeared on the market:
1877, attributed to the Carson City Mint, sold in 2002 for $23,000
1882, attributed to the San Francisco Mint, sold in 2001 for $20,700
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