University of Idaho
$20 1889-S

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: DOUBLE EAGLES - CORONET, TYPE 3
Item Description: $20 1889 S
Full Grade: NGC MS 64
Owner: Green Collection

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: University of Idaho   Score: 5922
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide
NGC US Coin Census for Liberty Head $20 (1850-1907)

Owner Comments:

Although the mintage of the 1889-S double eagle was generous at more than three-quarters of a million pieces, most of the Mint State examples known occupy the lower rungs of the ladder. This Choice example is one of only five such submissions at NGC, with 13 others at PCGS (2/12). This coin would be an especially noteworthy acquisition for a type set to represent the Type Three variant, with TWENTY DOLLARS spelled out on the reverse. The piece is quite sharply struck, remarkably free of distracting abrasions, and offers bright, shimmering fields

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