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1899 $20 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $20 1850-1907

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS #:
9035
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Weight:
33.40 grams
Mintage:
1,669,300
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
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Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 122,500 R-1.9 69 / 73 TIE 144 / 148 TIE
60 or Better 26,500 R-2.7 67 / 73 TIE 138 / 148 TIE
65 or Better 20 R-9.1 28 / 73 39 / 148
Survival Estimate
All Grades 122,500
60 or Better 26,500
65 or Better 20
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.9
60 or Better R-2.7
65 or Better R-9.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 69 / 73 TIE
60 or Better 67 / 73 TIE
65 or Better 28 / 73
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 144 / 148 TIE
60 or Better 138 / 148 TIE
65 or Better 39 / 148

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88):

The 1899 is one of the commonest dates in the enitire Liberty Head series, on a par with the 1895, 1898-S and 1901. Choice and gem mint state examples are sufficiently abundant that I would describe the 1899 as "rare" only at the superb or near perfect Unc. level.