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1892 Liberty Head Double Eagle Obverse     1892 Liberty Head Double Eagle Reverse
  

  
1892 DOUBLE EAGLE OR
$20 GOLD

PCGS Nos: 9019, 9108

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,430
Proofs: 93

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 34 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 516 grains (33.4 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Significant examples:
Proof (illustrated above).  ex - Trompeter collection

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2577 at $25,300.00

PCGS MS-61.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7900, illustrated, sold for $5,462.50  From the Violet Bancroft Collection

NGC AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7513, illustrated, sold for $2,995.75  From the Dr. Barry Southerland Collection

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66's.

Varieties:

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 
 

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