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1875-CC TWENTY CENTS

PCGS No: 5297

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 133,290
Proofs: 0

Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 22 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: 77.2 grains (5.0 grams)

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "CC" (for Carson City, NV) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3137

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1178, sold for $1,495.00

AU-50 Lightly cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5512, not illustrated, sold for $322.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 658, not plated, sold for $1,495.00

Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 659, withdrawn

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-66's.

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