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SERIES: Liberty Head $20 1850-1907
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1899 $20 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64
PCGS #:
9035
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Weight:
33.40 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
1,669,300
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$13,200 • PCGS MS65 • 4-6-2006 • Heritage
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
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
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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.