1889 $20 (Proof)

Series: Liberty Head $20 1849-1907

PCGS #:
9105
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Weight:
33.40 grams
Mintage:
41
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 12 R-9.5 3 / 31 TIE 10 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 11 R-9.5 3 / 31 TIE 11 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 5 / 31 13 / 55 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 12
60 or Better 11
65 or Better 2
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.5
60 or Better R-9.5
65 or Better R-9.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 3 / 31 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 31 TIE
65 or Better 5 / 31
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 10 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 11 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 13 / 55 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade

William H. Woodin Collection - Thomas L. Elder 3/1911 - John H. Clapp - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 10/1982:976, $24,200 - Klamath Mountain Collection - Heritage 1/2014:5569, $352,500

2 PR64 PCGS grade
2 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR60 PCGS grade
5 PR55 PCGS grade
6 PR53 estimated grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade

William H. Woodin Collection - Thomas L. Elder 3/1911 - John H. Clapp - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 10/1982:976, $24,200 - Klamath Mountain Collection - Heritage 1/2014:5569, $352,500

#2 PR64 PCGS grade
#2 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR60 PCGS grade
#5 PR55 PCGS grade
#6 PR53 estimated grade
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of 1889 are very rare, more rare, in fact, than any of the proofs from 1881 to 1888. I doubt if more than a dozen proofs still exist.