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

1893 $20 (Proof)

PCGS #:
9109
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Weight:
33.40 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
59
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$62,100 • NGC PR65 • 8-8-2001 • Heritage
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  • 58
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40
1
58
10,800
2
58+
11,500
61
18,500
62
24,000
62+
25,500
63
34,000
1
63+
38,500
64
57,000
1
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 16 R-9.3 6 / 31 TIE 27 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 15 R-9.3 7 / 31 TIE 27 / 55 TIE
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 6 / 31 TIE 21 / 55 TIE
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
2 PR63 PCGS grade  
3 PR58 PCGS grade  
3 PR58 PCGS grade  
5 PR40 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
2 PR63 PCGS grade  
3 PR58 PCGS grade  
3 PR58 PCGS grade  
5 PR40 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of 1893 are very rare and elusive. They are considerably rarer than proofs of 1891 and 1892 as well as most of the highly regarded dates of the 1880's. It is doubtful if more than 15 survive.