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Coins Certified as of 7/24

My Coin #50001221

1876 $20 MS64

CERTIFICATION#: 50001221
PCGS#: 8976

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1876 is the second most common Philadelphia Mint Type II Double Eagle after the 1873 Open 3. It is fairly easy to obtain in any grade up to average uncirculated. Even choice (63 quality) mint state specimens are seen fairly often and it is only in gem condition that the 1876 is rare. Overall, the 1876 is most similar in rarity to such earlier issues as the 1850, 1851, 1852, and 1853 although it is available more often in Unc. than any of those four dates.

Diameter: 34.00 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 583,860 Weight: 33.40 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 4,700 R-4.0 23 / 31 TIE 90 / 148 TIE
60 or Better 975 R-5.0 26 / 31 98 / 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

Bowers & Merena 1/2002:754 - Oliver Jung Collection - American Numismatic Rarities 7/2004:106, $57,500 - High Desert Collection

2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade  
2 MS64 PCGS grade