Previous Date | Next Date | Twenty Cents by Date | Twenty Cents by Type

Obverse of 1877 Twenty Cents     Reverse of 1877 Twenty Cents


1877 TWENTY CENTS

PCGS No: 5305, 85305, 95305

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 0
Proofs: 350

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 Superior Galleries

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-66 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3140

NGC Proof-64 Cameo.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8128, illustrated, sold for $3,392.50  From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko

NGC Proof-64 Cameo.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8129, illustrated, sold for $4,370.00

PCGS Proof-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6120, illustrated, sold for $2,702.50

PCGS Proof-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1674

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 669, illustrated, sold for $5,405.00

PCGS Proof-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1675

Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 670, illustrated, sold for $4,830.00

Notes:
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-66's.

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

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.

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