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1906 Liberty Head Double Eagle Obverse     1906 Liberty Head Double Eagle Reverse

$20 GOLD

PCGS Nos: 9049, 9122


Circulation strikes: 69,596
Proofs: 94

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 34 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 516 grains (33.4 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Significant examples:
Proof (illustrated above).  ex - Trompeter collection

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2646, sold for $27,600.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9310, plated, sold for $2,472.50  From the estate of Harry West

Choice EF.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1841, sold for $322.00

"Brilliant Proof".  Ex- Stack's 10/1982 - Stack's 12/2003: 1127, $6,000.00

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 4 PR-65's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-64.


Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service