1886 $20 MS64

CERTIFICATION#: -4589
PCGS#: 9006

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1886 is one of the rarest dates of the entire Liberty Head Double Eagle series. Overall, it is a little more rare than either the 1881 or 1885 and, as a business strike, it is surpassed in rarity only by the 1861 Paquet and the 1882. Business strikes are on a par rarity-wise with the 1856-O and are actually more rare than the 1854-O and 1870-CC.

Diameter: 34.00 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 1,000 Weight: 33.40 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 68 R-8.3 2 / 73 TIE 6 / 148 TIE
60 or Better 4 R-9.8 1 / 73 TIE 11 / 148 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 73 1 / 148

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 estimated grade  
2 MS63 PCGS grade
3 MS61 PCGS grade  
4 MS60 PCGS grade  
5 AU58 PCGS grade

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