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Coins Certified as of 9/1

My Coin #-40696

1905 $20 PR65

CERTIFICATION#: -40696
PCGS#: 9121

Owner's Comments

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

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of 1905 are similar in rarity to the proofs of 1896, 1900, 1901 and 1904; that is, an estimated 30-35 are known.

Diameter: 34.00 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 92 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 41 R-8.6 22 / 31 TIE 44 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 39 R-8.7 22 / 31 43 / 55
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 9 / 31 TIE 24 / 55 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade  

John M. Clapp Collection, purchased directly from the U.S. Mint in 12/1905 - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 10/1982:1013 - Stack's 10/1988:165 - New York Connoisseur's Collection - American Numismatic Rarities 3/2006:1737, $103,500

1 PR65 PCGS grade  
3 PR64+ PCGS grade  

Goldbergs 5/2007:1799, $46,000 - Heritage 1/2015:4410, $49,350

4 PR64 PCGS grade  
4 PR64 PCGS grade