1853/1-3 $20 NGC AU55 (VP-001)

Scarce Variety

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1853/1-3 $20 NGC AU55 (VP-001)

DLRC #: 1939396 // PCGS #: 8908

Flashy surfaces with great luster. Also known as Blundered Date Breen-7161, the date was first punched slanting upwards. NGC has graded 1282 1853 $20, out of which only 20 1853/1--3 VP-001 have been attributed. There is 206 1853/2 $20 graded by NGC, making this a much scarcer variety for a fraction of the price.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $20 Liberty Gold
  • Type Liberty head
  • Years for Type 1849-1907
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Double Eagle
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 33.436g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 1,261,326
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1853 $20 NGC AU55 $2,425.00 12/04/2017
1853 $20 NGC AU55 $2,700.00 11/30/2015
1853 $20 NGC AU55 $1,325.00 07/17/2008
1853 $20 NGC AU55 $1,633.00 11/01/2007
1853 $20 PCGS AU55 $1,150.00 08/29/2005