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

1871 $20 (Proof)

PCGS #:
9086
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Weight:
33.40 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
30
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$26,400 • PR64 • 10-1-1982 • Bowers & Ruddy
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60
42,500
60
61
45,000
1
61
62
50,000
62
62+
51,500
62+
63
69,500
1
63
63+
76,000
63+
64
135,000
2
64
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 9 R-9.6 1 / 11 TIE 6 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 11 TIE 1 / 55 TIE
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
3 PR63 PCGS grade  
4 PR61 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
3 PR63 PCGS grade  
4 PR61 PCGS grade  

David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are very rare, more so than many of the preceeding dates. I estimate that only seven or eight still exist.