- Year: 1881
- Mint Mark: S
- Type: Liberty Double Eagle
- Price: $2000.00-$25000.00+
- Face Value: 20.00 USD
- Produced: 727,000
- Edge: Reeded
- Gold Weight: .96750 oz.
- Gold Value: $1,916
Notes: No notes have been attached.
How much is a 1881 S Liberty Head Double Eagle worth?
This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $2000.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $150 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1881, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value: This coin in poor condition is still worth $84 more than the intrinsic value from gold content of $, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a gold bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.
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Current gold melt value* for a 1890 CC Liberty Head Double Eagle is $1,916 and this price is based off the current gold spot price of $1,980.20 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute gold melt value.
***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.
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