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1875 TWENTY CENTS

PCGS Nos: 5296, 5303, 85303, 95303

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 37,000
Proofs: 2,790

Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 22 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: 77.2 grains (5.0 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.

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

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-65's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1586, sold for $2,760.00

ANACS Proof-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5766, not illustrated, sold for $1,437.50

Proof-60 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3136

PCGS Proof-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5765, not illustrated, sold for $557.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5760, illustrated, sold for $2,185.00  From the Dr. Jeff Hosford Collection

Proof-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1173, sold for $414.00

Brilliant Proof, virtually Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 654, plated, sold for $2,415.00

Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 655, not illustrated, sold for $2,070.00

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1174, sold for $1,380.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1587, sold for $977.50

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1175, sold for $575.00

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1176, sold for $575.00

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1177, "PL", sold for $632.50

Choice About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 656, not illustrated, sold for $575.00

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