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

1878 $20 (Proof)

PCGS #:
9094
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Weight:
33.40 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
20
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$47,150 • PCGS PR64 • 6-5-2000 • Superior Galleries
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35,000
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 9 R-9.6 1 / 31 TIE 7 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 8 R-9.6 1 / 31 TIE 6 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 31 TIE 1 / 55 TIE
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
2 PR63 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
2 PR63 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of this date are extremely rare, comparable to proofs of 1865, 1868, 1871, 1874 and 1875. Of the 20 struck, only seven or eight still exist.