his very short-lived series followed the Seated Liberty design of the era. Twenty Cent Pieces were struck from 1875 to 1878 with 1877 and 1878 being rare proof-only Twenty Cent Pieces. Philadelphia, Carson City and the San Francisco Mint all struck Twenty Cent Pieces.
The 1876-CC is the ‘key’ to a complete Twenty Cent Piece collection. 10,000 coins were struck but almost all were melted at the Carson City Mint. Today, a decent example of this rare Twenty Cent Piece easily fetches $100,000!
Richly toned silver-gray surfaces with a slate-blue tint and a touch of gold when tilted under a lamp.
Solid detail with pleasing soft gray surfaces. Just 36,910 minted.
Strong detail and attractive surfaces.
Nearly XF detail. Housed in an older PCGS holder.
A nice example of this better date.
Pleasing light gray surfaces.
Pleasing surfaces with a touch of weakness on the reverse which is typical for this better date.
Well struck and lustrous with a champagne hue to brilliant surfaces.
Sharply struck with minimal marks and mostly white surfaces that show light toning.
Well struck with rich satiny mint luster that shows a splash of golden-green toning.
Blast white luster glistens with an intense satiny finish. Surfaces are ideal and nearly flawless. The strike is razor-sharp and the eye appeal is first-rate. Only 3 coins have graded finer at NGC.
A pleasing example of this better date. Just 14,640 minted.
Strong detail and pleasing dove-gray surfaces. Just 14,640 minted.
Beautiful vibrant surfaces with modest frost on the design and flashy mirrored fields. A delicate champagne-gold tint accents this lovely coin and enhances the wonderful eye appeal. This is a proof-only issue from the final year of the series that saw a mere 600 coins minted!