1896 $20 PR65

CERTIFICATION#: -40687
PCGS#: 9112

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by B. Max Mehl Jun '41 price realized $77.5

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of this date are rare but they are the most common proof Double Eagles to this point. At least 30 specimens exist and the actual number of survivors could be as high as 35.

Diameter: 34.00 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 128 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 50 R-8.5 25 / 31 TIE 47 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 47 R-8.5 25 / 31 TIE 46 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 15 R-9.3 28 / 31 TIE 43 / 55 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR67 PCGS grade  
2 PR66 PCGS grade  
2 PR66 PCGS grade  
4 PR65 PCGS grade  
4 PR65 PCGS grade