Coin Values Moving with Precious Metals: Up-Dated 12/9/2019: Gold $1461 | Silver $16.60
Liberty Twenty Dollar Gold Coin Values
Liberty twenty dollar gold coin values have risen above $1,355
each. That is the minimum value of this classic US gold coin.
High gold content and the current high value of the precious metal keep these coins at this lofty level.
Additionally, other factors often push Liberty twenty dollar gold coin values much higher. The first are rare dates and mint marks.
An example, is the 1891-CC, a very rare coin today. Only 5,000 twenty dollar gold pieces minted at the Carson City mint in 1891 and few have survived, find one and it is worth at least $6,500. The value chart highlights these rare dates. Also there is a "mintmark" image further down this page to help locate the marks used by the different mints.
Equally important is the condition of your coin. The twenty dollar gold piece, is a large heavy coin, easily bumped and bruised. Collectors and dealers look for a coin with the least amount of abrasions and pay a premium for coins in better condition.
The coin pictured is an "Uncirculated", lustrous coin, and because of its condition worth over $1,399
. Judging the condition of your coin, known as "Grading" is covered in more detail below.
Liberty Twenty Dollar Gold Coin Values - What Dealers Pay
Quality attracts the premiums. Liberty twenty dollar gold coin values reflect this. Study your coins carefully, not only looking for rare dates and rare mints but for coins in rare condition.
The above Liberty twenty dollar gold coin values are computed from dealer's price lists with various mark-up factors figured in. They reflect closely the value you would expect to receive when selling.
Variations in value do occur subject to subtle grading points, collector demands and dealer needs.
Next, how to find the highest accurate value of your Liberty gold coins...
High Values are Conditional
Dealers and collectors examine very closely twenty dollar gold pieces during the valuation process. They are looking for wear and abrasions. Known as "Grading" a coin.
When a coin first leaves the mint it is in "Uncirculated" condition. As it travels through commerce it begins to wear. Very slight wear, evident by minor breaks in the mint luster is an "About Uncirculated" coin.
More loss of detail, noticeable on the hair along the neck and above Liberty's ear, and the coin is in the lower "Extremely Fine" condition.
Compare your coins to the grading image below to find the highest Liberty twenty dollar gold coin values.
Because of the expertise required to grade accurately, the high value of twenty dollar gold coins and the large difference in value from one grade to the next, most are submitted to a grading service.
Collectors and dealers consider PCGS and NGC as leaders in coin grading services. Seek their advice. They both authenticate and grade your coin. The small fee you pay provides assurance you understand and receive the full value of your coin.
Most dealers before placing twenty dollar gold coins into their inventory, routinely send them to PCGS or NGC.
A quick look through a few sites shows the PCGS and NGC evaluation is an industry standard. Check a few rare coin dealer's listings, look for those offering Liberty twenty dollar gold coins similar to yours. Their listings and prices include a notation of the NGC or PCGS assigned grade. Additionally, these coin dealers are potential buyers of your coins.
Finding Valuable Mintmarks
Mintmarks were placed on twenty dollar gold coins to indicate the mint of origin. Certain mintmarks do affect Liberty twenty dollar gold coin values greatly.
Five different mints produced these majestic coins. The most popular and sought after is the "CC" mintmark, used by the Carson City Nevada mint. Their low mintages and rarity command very high values.
Others to search for are an "O" the New Orleans mint in Louisiana, an "S" used by the San Francisco California mint and the "D" indicating the Denver Colorado mint.
The main mint in Philadelphia Pennsylvania did not use a mintmark. Locate the mintmark of the branch mints on the reverse, below the eagle tail feathers.
All US Gold Coins are Scarce
Liberty twenty dollar gold coin values are high, not only because of the nearly one ounce of precious metal, but also their rarity. An important part of US history, they remain in high demand by collectors and dealers. An exciting coin to own.
More Value Charts
Values listed for the One - $2.5 - Five - Ten and Twenty dollar gold coins. With the rise in price of gold all have increased in value.
★Coin Values Discovery... finds Liberty Twenty Dollar Gold Coin Values and...
All old US coin values. The home page is an excellent index, quickly leading to the major coin series. From Cents to Gold. As it comes time to sell your coins having an accurate value places you in a position to evaluate offers when finding coin buyers.