Coin and Paper Money Collecting/1904 coin



Hello, I have a 1904 $20 piece that I am attempting to value. The problem I'm running into is that all of the $20 coins, made in 1904, appear to be made of gold. The coin I have does not look like it's gold. I've attached two images (they are a little blurry). Thank you, George.

Hi George,

Sorry but what you have is a fantasy replica coin.  You're right, it's not gold, but rather some combination of base metals.  I've seen many of these.  They have a novelty value of a couple dollars.

Wish I had better news for you,


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