1914-D $20 (Regular Strike)

Series: St. Gaudens $20 1907-1933

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

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PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS #:
9165
Designer:
Augustus Saint Gaudens
Edge:
Lettered
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Weight:
33.40 grams
Mintage:
453,000
Mint:
Denver
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 46,500 R-2.5 36 / 49 TIE 39 / 54 TIE
60 or Better 25,666 R-2.7 35 / 49 TIE 38 / 54 TIE
65 or Better 2,500 R-4.5 36 / 49 TIE 39 / 54 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 46,500
60 or Better 25,666
65 or Better 2,500
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.5
60 or Better R-2.7
65 or Better R-4.5
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 36 / 49 TIE
60 or Better 35 / 49 TIE
65 or Better 36 / 49 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 39 / 54 TIE
60 or Better 38 / 54 TIE
65 or Better 39 / 54 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection

2 MS66+ PCGS grade

Bella Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2017:368, $45,825

2 MS66+ PCGS grade

“A&A Saints” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66+ PCGS grade
8 MS66 PCGS grade

David Akers - Dr. & Mrs. Steven L. Duckor Collection - Heritage 1/2012:4623, $9,775

8 MS66 PCGS grade

“Fox” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

8 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection

#2 MS66+ PCGS grade

Bella Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2017:368, $45,825

#2 MS66+ PCGS grade

“A&A Saints” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#2 MS66+ PCGS grade
#2 MS66+ PCGS grade
#2 MS66+ PCGS grade
#2 MS66+ PCGS grade
#8 MS66 PCGS grade

David Akers - Dr. & Mrs. Steven L. Duckor Collection - Heritage 1/2012:4623, $9,775

#8 MS66 PCGS grade

“Fox” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#8 MS66 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): This issue is very similar in overall rarity to the 1910-D and 1913-D although it is not quite as difficult to find in gem condition as the latter. Any grade short of full MS-65 is quite common and it will not require much searching to find a 1914-D in MS-64 or lower grade. Gems are very scarce, however, and superb MS-67 ones. although they are known, are extremely rare. I have seen a few nearly perfect examples of this issue, with the Browning Collection specimen in a Texas bank as nice as any.

The 1914-D is typically very sharply struck with "soft" frosty, very slightly granular surfaces. (Many specimens I have seen were definitely on the satiny side but more of them have that distictive early Denver Mint frosty look.) Lustre is generally very good on this issue and the color is nearly always light to medium orange gold, often with greenish gold highlights.
Ron Guth:

Nearly 30 years of certification have given us a much clearer picture of the grade distribution of most American coins. This allows us to see what changes, if any, have occurred over the years in our perception of rarity and quality. For the 1914-D $20, the populations in grades from MS62 to MS65 confirm that this is a common date and literally thousands have been certified in each of those grades. The rarity of MS-66 examples and the extreme rarity of MS67 examples support the assertions made by David Akers decades ago. To date, the only 1914-D in MS67 is the remarkable PCGS MS67 in the Simpson collection.