1854 P Coronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle : Large Date

Liberty Head - Twenty D - No Motto

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper

Diameter: 34 mm
Mass / Weight: 33.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1854 Large Date Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle - Twenty Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1854 Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle. One variety features a large 1854 date on the obverse of the coin (depicted above) while the other variety features a small date. The Large Date variety is slightly rarer and much more valuable in higher grades. The Large Date variety is slightly rarer and much more valuable in higher grades. It is fairly easy to distinguish the sizing difference of the date - the large date is much larger and the numbers are closer to the liberty bust (especially the number "1" in the 1854 date). The difference between the 1854 Small Date vs Large Date is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1854 Small Date vs Large Date - $20 Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
---2,4693,6467,69134,34562,300-

MELT VALUE: $1138.39


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