History, Information, and Value of 1857 Gold Liberty Double Eagle
Value of 1857 $20 Gold Coin
While this Philadelphia issue is not as scarce as it once was considered to be, overall quality tends to be poor. Striking definition is typically be inconsistent across the obverse, and bagmarks are often abundant. Patient searching with certainly reward the astute collector. Circulated 1857 $20 double eagles are plentiful, becoming only slightly scarce in Choice AU. However, availability becomes sparse in Mint State, with just 30 to 50 surviving pieces estimated, the finest of which is an MS-64+ (PCGS).