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1866 S Coronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle
Liberty Head - Twenty D - With Motto
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.):
1866 was a transitional year for the $20 Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle where the design on the reverse of the coin was changed to include the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" within the circle of stars above the eagle. Depicted above is the newer "With Motto" variety featuring the motto - which is the more common variety. The San Francisco Mint also produced a "No Motto" variety earlier in 1866 as well.
The 1866-S Coronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle is worth $2,058 in average condition and can be worth $22,479 or more in uncirculated 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: $1248.99
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