1854 Coronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle : Small Date

Liberty Head - Twenty D - No Motto

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

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 Small 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 small 1854 date on the obverse of the coin (depicted above) while the other variety features a large date. 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
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1854 Coronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle (Small Date Variety) is Worth $2,281 in Average Condition and can be Worth $8,411 to $39,699 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts. Also, click here to Learn About Grading Coins. The Melt Value shown below is how Valuable the Coin's Metal is Worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US Coin.

MELT VALUE: $1873.62

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