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1927-S $20 OR DOUBLE EAGLE

PCGS No: 9188

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 3,107,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (modified by Charles E. Barber)

Diameter: 34 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 516 grains (33.4 grams)

Edge: |******E|*PLURIBUS*|UNUM*****

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) above the date)

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 931, illustrated, sold for $97,750.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7616, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 977, illustrated, sold for $20,700.00  Purchased from Cohen-Messer, August 10, 1972; reoffered from Part III of the Bass Collection, May 2000, Lot 920

NGC MS-61.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8084, illustrated, sold for $13,225.00  From the Conrad Sommers Collection

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9408, plated, sold for $8,452.50  Ex: Edmonton Sale (Bowers and Merena 3/93), lot 1455

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