S.S. Republic Shipwreck: 1856-S $20 NGC MS60

SS Republic Shipwreck $20

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S.S. Republic Shipwreck: 1856-S $20 NGC MS60

DLRC #: 2014549 // PCGS #: 8919

Scarce type 1 double eagle, recovered from the SS Republic with a shipwreck population of 3 with only 3 finer.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $20 Liberty Gold
  • Type Liberty head
  • Years for Type 1849-1907
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Double Eagle
  • Mint Location San Francisco
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 33.436g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 1,189,750
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1856-S $20 NGC MS61 $4,500.00 08/14/2006
1856-S $20 PCGS Secure/CAC AU58 $4,200.00 03/08/2012
1856-S $20 NGC AU58 $2,100.00 04/24/2008
1856-S $20 NGC AU58 $2,090.00 01/03/2005
1856-S $20 NGC/CAC AU55 ex: Granite Lady Hoard $2,300.00 06/24/2019