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1876 Twenty Cents Obverse     1876 Twenty Cents Reverse
   


1876 TWENTY CENTS

PCGS Nos: 5299, 5304, 85304, 95304

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 14,640
Proofs: 1,260

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, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of the Professional Coin Grading Service

Recent appearances:
ANACS Proof-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1673

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5767, illustrated, sold for $2,645.00

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8127, illustrated, sold for $2,702.50

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 552, illustrated, sold for $5,060.00

PCGS Proof-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1592, sold for $1,610.00

NGC Proof-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8126, not illustrated, sold for $1,444.40

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 665, illustrated, sold for $3,220.00

Proof-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1181, sold for $920.00

ANACS Proof-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 553, not illustrated, sold for $920.00

ICG MS-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1593, sold for $3,220.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 383, illustrated, sold for $2,300.00

Gem Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 666, illustrated, sold for $3,220.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 667, not illustrated, sold for $862.50

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 326, not illustrated, sold for $460.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 117, illustrated, sold for $603.75 Purchased privately from Dan Brown on January 11, 1965

AU-50 Cleaned.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6755, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1594, sold for $322.00

Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 668, not illustrated, sold for $218.50

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 11 MS-66's.

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

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 5 PRCA-66's.

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

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

 
 

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