1876 Liberty Head Double Eagle

1876 Liberty Head Double Eagle
1876 Liberty Head Double Eagle Value

Coin Info

Melt Value
$1,443.08
Country
United States
Type
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.96750 t oz
Face Value
$20 USD
Mintage
2,319,346
Issuing Mint
U.S. Mint
Year Issued
1876

1876 Liberty Head double eagle $20 gold coins are generally quite common on the marketplace, as more than 2.3 million coins were made, and a decent fraction of that output survives to this day. The San Francisco mint handled much of the production of those gold coins, which were mainly used in the West. Some did see moderate circulation along the eastern seaboard. Remember, $20 was a lot of money in the 1870s. As such, double eagles were mainly used during large transactions, most often banking related.

Here is a look at the mintages and values of 1876 double eagle gold coins:

  • 1876, 583,860; $1,975

  • 1876-CC, 138,441; $3,250

  • 1876-S, 1,597,000; $1,950

  • 1876 proof, 45; $275,000

*Values are for coins in a grade of Extremely Fine 40 unless otherwise specified.

1876 $20 double eagle gold coins weigh 33.44 grams and contain 0.9613 ounces of gold. They also measure 34 millimeters wide, which places their diameter about halfway between the widths of a modern-day half dollar and silver dollar. The double eagle’s heavy weight and large size help ensure their popularity among both numismatists and bullion investors alike. 1876 Liberty Head double eagles, which were designed by James B. Longacre, were the last to show the value of the coin as “TWENTY D.” on the reverse. Beginning in 1877, “TWENTY DOLLARS” would be spelled out in full.



1876 Liberty Head Double Eagle Past Sales & Prices

1876 Liberty Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin PCGS AU55 Certified
Sale Price: $1,400.00
Date Sold: January 22, 2016
1876 Liberty Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin PCGS AU55 Certified
1876-CC $20 Double Eagle PCGS AU50
Sale Price: $4,000.00
Date Sold: January 19, 2016
1876-CC $20 Double Eagle PCGS AU50
1876 CC CARSON CITY $20 DOUBLE EAGLE GOLD NGC AU 53 RARE 138 K LOW MINTAGE COIN
Sale Price: $4,064.00
Date Sold: January 12, 2016
1876 CC CARSON CITY $20 DOUBLE EAGLE GOLD NGC AU 53 RARE 138 K LOW MINTAGE COIN
1876 United States $20 GOLD Liberty Head Double Eagle NGC AU 58
Sale Price: $1,314.98
Date Sold: January 05, 2016
1876 United States $20 GOLD Liberty Head Double Eagle NGC AU 58
1876-S $20 PCGS AU55 - Liberty Double Eagle - Gold Coin
Sale Price: $1,575.00
Date Sold: January 01, 2016
1876-S $20 PCGS AU55 - Liberty Double Eagle - Gold Coin
1876-S $20 Liberty Gold Double Eagle - NGC AU55 - 'Twenty D' Type - Beautiful!
Sale Price: $1,299.00
Date Sold: December 26, 2015
1876-S $20 Liberty Gold Double Eagle - NGC AU55 - 'Twenty D' Type - Beautiful!
1876-S United States $20 GOLD Liberty Head Double Eagle NGC AU 55
Sale Price: $1,364.00
Date Sold: December 15, 2015
1876-S United States $20 GOLD Liberty Head Double Eagle NGC AU 55
1876-S $20 PCGS MS61 - Liberty Double Eagle - Gold Coin
Sale Price: $2,280.00
Date Sold: December 13, 2015
1876-S $20 PCGS MS61 - Liberty Double Eagle - Gold Coin
1876-S $20 Gold Liberty Head Double Eagle Coin NGC AU55 lusterous
Sale Price: $1,526.00
Date Sold: December 12, 2015
1876-S $20 Gold Liberty Head Double Eagle Coin NGC AU55 lusterous
1876 S $20 GOLD LIBERTY NGC MS 61
Sale Price: $1,704.07
Date Sold: December 06, 2015
1876 S $20 GOLD LIBERTY NGC MS 61
PCGS "OGH" 1876-P $20 XF-40 - COIN LOOKS AS NICE AS PICTURES-RARER DATE TYPE II
Sale Price: $1,514.00
Date Sold: December 03, 2015
PCGS "OGH" 1876-P $20 XF-40 - COIN LOOKS AS NICE AS PICTURES-RARER DATE TYPE II
1876 $20 LIBERTY GOLD PCGS MS 61 1876 $20 LIB GOLD DOUBLE EAGLE
Sale Price: $1,869.00
Date Sold: November 30, 2015
1876 $20 LIBERTY GOLD PCGS MS 61 1876 $20 LIB GOLD DOUBLE EAGLE
MS61 1876 S $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold coin, NGC value of $2,800
Sale Price: $1,899.00
Date Sold: November 27, 2015
MS61 1876 S $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold coin, NGC value of $2,800
1876-S $20 Liberty Gold Coin AU 55 PCGS & CAC
Sale Price: $1,280.88
Date Sold: November 26, 2015
1876-S $20 Liberty Gold Coin AU 55 PCGS & CAC
> 1876 < $20 LIBERTY HEAD Double Eagle Gold Coin >> NGC AU Details
Sale Price: $1,279.00
Date Sold: November 22, 2015
> 1876 < $20 LIBERTY HEAD Double Eagle Gold Coin >> NGC AU Details
1876 $20 Gold Liberty NGC Unc Details Proof Like Type 2
Sale Price: $1,340.00
Date Sold: November 05, 2015
1876 $20 Gold Liberty NGC Unc Details Proof Like Type 2
1876-S $20 Gold Coin NGC AU58
Sale Price: $1,595.00
Date Sold: November 02, 2015
1876-S $20 Gold Coin NGC AU58
1876-S $20.00 Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle MS 60 PCGS
Sale Price: $1,458.58
Date Sold: October 27, 2015
1876-S $20.00 Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle MS 60 PCGS
1876 S $20 Gold Liberty Head Coin - AU58 - PCGS
Sale Price: $1,621.63
Date Sold: October 24, 2015
1876 S $20 Gold Liberty Head Coin - AU58 - PCGS
1876 $20 Gold Liberty Double Eagle PCGS MS 61
Sale Price: $2,150.00
Date Sold: October 15, 2015
1876 $20 Gold Liberty Double Eagle PCGS MS 61
1876 $20 Gold Libery Head Type 2 PCGS MS61 MINTAGE 583,860
Sale Price: $2,098.00
Date Sold: October 15, 2015
1876 $20 Gold Libery Head Type 2 PCGS MS61 MINTAGE 583,860
1876-CC Twenty Dollar Gold Coin NGC AU-58
Sale Price: $9,500.00
Date Sold: October 10, 2015
1876-CC Twenty Dollar Gold Coin NGC AU-58
1876-S Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle W/ Motto- NGC AU53 /A1566
Sale Price: $1,375.00
Date Sold: September 09, 2015
1876-S Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle W/ Motto- NGC AU53 /A1566
1876-S Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold $20 - PCGS AU55 Certified & Graded
Sale Price: $1,649.95
Date Sold: August 29, 2015
1876-S Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold $20 - PCGS AU55 Certified & Graded
1876-S $20 Gold Liberty Double Eagle AU-58 PCGS
Sale Price: $1,558.00
Date Sold: August 26, 2015
1876-S $20 Gold Liberty Double Eagle AU-58 PCGS
1876 S $20 NGC MS 60 Gold Liberty Double Eagle Uncirculated Type 2 Twenty Dollar
Sale Price: $1,650.00
Date Sold: August 16, 2015
1876 S $20 NGC MS 60 Gold Liberty Double Eagle Uncirculated Type 2 Twenty Dollar
1876-CC $20 LIBERTY DOUBLE EAGLE. *VF35 by PCGS* Carson City Gold!
Sale Price: $2,895.00
Date Sold: August 05, 2015
1876-CC $20 LIBERTY DOUBLE EAGLE. *VF35 by PCGS* Carson City Gold!
1876-S United States $20 GOLD Liberty Head Double Eagle NGC MS60 K31
Sale Price: $1,495.00
Date Sold: July 28, 2015
1876-S United States $20 GOLD Liberty Head Double Eagle NGC MS60 K31

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