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SERIES: Liberty Head $20 1849-1907
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1868 $20 (Proof)

PCGS #:
9083
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Weight:
33.40 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
25
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$99,550 • PCGS PR65 • 10-1-1998 • Kingswood Galleries
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60
42,500
61
45,000
62
50,000
62+
51,500
63
69,500
2
63+
76,000
64+
155,000
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 10 R-9.5 2 / 11 TIE 10 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 3 / 11 TIE 11 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 4 / 11 TIE 13 / 55 TIE
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade  
2 PR64 PCGS grade  
2 PR64 PCGS grade  
4 PR63 PCGS grade  
4 PR63 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade  
2 PR64 PCGS grade  
2 PR64 PCGS grade  
4 PR63 PCGS grade  
4 PR63 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of this date are among the rarest of the decade. In fact, only the 1861 is unarguably more rare in proof. Certainly less than 10 proofs still exist and the actual number is probably only seven or eight.