Category Archives: 1876 Twenty Cent Piece

Jeff Garrett: The Big Five Coins Everyone Covets

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… When I started my full-time career in numismatics around 1977, numismatic rarity was measured against five coins. Everything else was compared with them and was worth considerably less. The top three coins at the time were the: 1804 Silver Dollar 1913 Liberty Nickel 1894‐S Barber Dime The […]

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Ron Guth – Five Big Ones: Stack’s Bowers – August 15, 2019

By Ron Guth ….. Disclaimer: The author is an independent reporter. He has no affiliation with Stack’s Bowers and he has received no compensation from them (or anyone else) for this analysis. On August 15, 2019, Stack’s Bowers conducted their Rarities Night session of 497 U.S. coins, plus an additional session of 41 United States […]

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Featured Highlights From the E. Horatio Morgan Collection – August 2019 ANA Auction

E. Horatio Morgan Collection by Stack’s Bowers Galleries ……   We are thrilled to present selections from the incredible E. Horatio Morgan Collection, which are among the many highlights of our Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money this August. Assembled primarily in the late 1980s and early ’90s, the E. Horatio Morgan […]

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Famous 1876-CC Twenty-Cent Piece Offered in Stack’s Bowers Official Auction at ANA World’s Fair of Money

A PCGS-Graded MS-65 Example Will Be a Highlight of Their Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money For a long time, the 1876-CC twenty-cent piece has been recognized as one of the most famous and most desired of all American coins, and the offering of an example attracts great attention in the numismatic community. […]

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US Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1876-CC 20 Cent Piece

This counterfeit of an unusual denomination shows plenty of clues that it isn’t worth a fortune By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… The 20 cent piece was an American coin produced only from 1875 to 1878. Like the Seated Liberty quarter, it was struck in .900 fine silver, featured the Seated Liberty obverse and was nearly […]

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Fantastic Obsolete Coins from Our American Heritage: Liberty Seated 20-Cent Pieces

By Dr. Richard S. Appel – UniqueRareCoins.com …… From its inception, the silver 20-cent coin was one of the most poorly conceived, ill-received and unpopular coins produced by the United States Mint. Its great similarity in design and size with the circulating 25-cent coin was confusing to many Americans. The 20-cent piece was allegedly introduced […]

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Cool Coins! From the Texas Numismatic Association’s Annual Convention

CoinWeek’s David Lisot was in Arlington, Texas, site of the 2015 Texas Numismatic Association Annual Convention. While there, David had a chance to talk to dealers and collectors to see what Cool Coins! they had on hand. Bridget Brandon (Dillon Gage), 2015 Canadian Gold 1 oz Maple Leaf, James Miears, 1904 $20 Liberty Gold PCGS […]

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