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     $20 Base One Ounce Silver Liberty Dollars

    The one ounce silver pieces have been numbered in the order of release.

    Click on any photo (except first) for a larger picture.

    #1-10, 12 & 13 are $10 base pieces and can be found on the $10 base page


    Gorgeous photo of the 2008 Ron Paul campaign medallion described below (#53).
    Does this look like counterfeit US coinage to you?  How many US coins have you seen with a phone number and website on them?

    #11  2004 $20.                                             
    SCARCE!
    (highest known ebay auction price $150)
    This piece was minted in anticipation of rising silver prices driving the face value above $10.  The short lived high prices of 2004 did not last long enough, and the move to the $20 base ounce did not happen until Thanksgiving day, 2005, so these pieces were never minted in quantity.
    #14  2005 $20 Type I                                     
    This piece had been minted and stockpiled to replace #11.  The move up indeed happened in 2005, so these pieces were promptly put into RCO hands via the exchange program, where the old $10 base pieces were traded for the $20 base pieces plus a small re-minting fee.  The volume of exchanges was seriously underestimated and the stock of #14 was quickly depleted and the die worn out pumping out more.  There was a delay in exchanges until the new die (#15) was ready.
    Many, many thousands of these pieces were minted.
     #15  2005 $20 Type II                                  
    Major differences between #14 & #15 are the hair-lock above the T in TRUST, the size of the ear and the closeness to the rim of the crown tips.  Click here for a close up photo of the differences.
    Many, many thousands of these pieces were minted.
    #16  2006 $20 - PUERTO RICO
    SCARCE!
    (highest known auction price $350 by Dave G.)
    I believe only 1000 of these were minted.  Most are in Puerto Rico, so it is scarce in the United States.
    #17  2006 $20 - MICHIGAN     SERIAL #57              
    #17 is the first of the 25 state SMI.  See the SMI page for info.
    Most SMI were not serial numbered.
    There were 2000 or more of #17 minted.
    (12/28/13 auction price $137 by ebay seller jpdenoyer for numbered)
    #18  2006 $20 - CALIFORNIA     SERIAL #57
    There were 2000 or more of these minted.
    Inspired by the success of the Puerto Rico pieces, customization was offered to RCOs in the states.  25 states and MARCO ISLAND responded by ordering custom pieces.  The last custom piece made in this format was EVANSVILLE (#55), the only piece done for a city.
    #19  2006 $20 - COLORADO     SERIAL #57
    I'm unsure of mintage, either 500 or 1000.
    #20  2006 $20 - WASHINGTON     SERIAL #57
    I'm unsure of mintage (1000, I think).

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    #21  2006 $20 - FLORIDA     SERIAL #57
    There were 2000 or more of these minted.
    #22  2006 $20 - NEW HAMPSHIRE     SERIAL #57
    (BNVH mintmark high price $106 3/30/2012 by ebay seller llleeellleee)
    I'm pretty sure only 500 of these were minted.
    #23  2006 $20 - GEORGIA     SERIAL #57
    (HM highest known auction price $135 on 7/14/2012 by Dave G.)
    I'm unsure of mintage (1000, I think).
    #24  2006 MARCO ISLAND                           
    (GI highest known auction price $80 by Ron G.)
    I'm unsure of mintage (1000, I think).
    If you have serial #69 of this, contact me!
    #25  2006 $20 - PENNSYLVANIA     SERIAL #57
    There were at least 1000 of these minted.
    #26  2006 $20 - INDIANA     SERIAL #57
    (GI highest auction $100 7/26/2012 by ebay seller Jason Caissie)
    I'm unsure of mintage (over 1000, I think)
    #27  2006 $20 - NEW MEXICO     SERIAL #57
    (GI $160 high price)
    I'm pretty sure only 500 of these were minted. 
    #28  2006 $20 - NORTH DAKOTA     SERIAL #57
    (GI highest auction $185 3/21/2012 by ebay seller Jason Caissie)
    (HM highest known auction price $135 on 7/14/2012 by Dave G.)
    I'm pretty sure only 500 of these were minted.
    #29  2006 $20 - IDAHO     SERIAL #57
    (GI highest auction $150 7/4/2012  by Dave G.)
    I'm pretty sure only 500 of these were minted.
    #30  2006 $20 - NEW YORK     SERIAL #57
    There were 2000 or more of these minted.

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    #31  2006 $20 - ALASKA     SERIAL #57
    (GI highest auction $122 3/24/2012  ebay seller hardcash4hire)
    Only 500 of these were minted.
    #32  2006 $20 - MASSACHUSETTS     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 of these were minted.
    #33  2006 $20 - VIRGINIA     SERIAL #57
    (GI highest auction $100 3/13/2012 by ebay seller  Jason Caissie)
    I'm unsure of mintage (1000, I think)
    #34  2006 $20 - MISSOURI     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 of these were minted.
    #35  2006 $20 - TEXAS     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 pieces made.  The second run was the #50 error.
    #36  2006 $20 - NORTH CAROLINA     SERIAL #57
    There were 2000 or more of these minted.
    There exists a NC piece with the hallmark stamped upside down.  I had it but can no longer find it.  If you bought one from me (draperite51 on Ebay), check it.  It is definitely an ERROR piece.
    #37  2006 $20 - ALABAMA     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 pieces made.
    #38  2006 $20 - MONTANA     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 pieces made.
    #39  2006 $20 - ILLINOIS     SERIAL #57
    Only 1000 pieces made.
    #40  2006 $20 - MISSISSIPPI     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 pieces made.
    (GI highest auction $185 3/21/2012 by ebay seller  Jason Caissie)

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    #41  2006 $20 - OREGON     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 pieces made.
    #42  2006 $20 - MAINE     SERIAL #57
    Only 500 pieces made.
    (GI highest auction $185 3/21/2012 by ebay seller  Jason Caissie)
     #43  2006 GENERIC.                                             
    Many thousands of these were made.
    #44  2007 PUERTO RICO ENGLISH
    SCARCE!
    (highest known ebay sale $1925 4/6/2012 by Jeff K.)
    Only 1000 pieces made.  Possibly only 500 if the order was split with #45.
    Most are in Puerto Rico, so it is VERY difficult to find in the United States.
    #45  2007 PUERTO RICO SPANISH
    (highest known auction price $355 by Dave G.)
    Only 1000 pieces made.  Possibly only 500 if the order was split with #44.
    Even thought the mintage of this piece was the same as #44, many more of these found their way to the mainland US, but they are still difficult to find.
    #46  2007 PANAMA
    (highest known private sale $300 on 4/6/2012 by Jeff K.)
    Only 1000 pieces made.
    Customization again followed the lead of Puerto Rico (#44 & #45) with this piece for Panama.  This began the trend of custom pieces that lasted until the FBI raid after #56 was shipped.
    #47  2007/2006 DOUBLE DATE GENERAL ISSUE
    (2/9/14 auction $135 by ebay seller powermizer)
    NOT an error!  Deliberate use of new obverse with old reverse when USA was moved to rear and © added to further eliminate confusion by non-observant persons.  The USA always meant made in the USA and not coin of the USA.  Many thousands of these were made.
    #48  2007 ECUADOR                                             
    (highest known  private sale  $300 on 4/6/2012 by Jeff K.)
    Only 1000 pieces made.
    In my opinion, this is the most beautiful reverse of them all.
    #49  2007 CALIFORNIA BEAR                             
    I'm unsure of mintage - I think it was more than 1000.
    #50  2006/2007 TEXAS DOUBLE DATE ERROR
    (highest known auction price $199 by Dave G.)
    This error was created by the mint selecting the wrong obverse die.  Only 500 pieces were made this way.

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    #50.5  2006/2007 NEW YORK DOUBLE DATE ERROR
    This error was created at the same time as the TX DD.  I just found out about it in April, 2011.  Only 500 pieces were made this way.
    (highest known private sale $1200 8/13/2013 by Ron G. for Pat K.)
    #51  2007 GILLIE'S                                                 
    Only 1000 pieces made.
    #52  2007 CHAMBERSBURG                              
    Only 1000 pieces made.
    #53  2008 RON PAUL
    (highest known private sale $995 for a SN piece by Nic L.)
    Many thousands of these were sold.  They were minted in a show of support for Ron Paul's campaign and monetary stance.  They had been sold for about two months prior to the raid, which confiscated many thousands of them.  Was that an effort to slow down his campaign?
    If you have serial #69 of this, please contact me! 
    #54  2007 MILWAUKEE ANA                              
    SCARCE!
    (highest known private sale $130 2/10/2012 by Ron G.)
    Not sold to the public except at the Milwaukee ANA.
    Only 1000 pieces made.
    #55  2007 EVANSVILLE                                       

    VERY RARE!
    (highest known private sale $2000 3/22/2013)
    Less than 100 pieces escaped the FBI raid.
    The author had the largest purchase to escape the raid (a tube of 20 pieces).  Now that those have all been sold, they will be extremely hard to find.  Other than those, only two have ever been listed on Ebay.  If you are looking for one of these, I can tell you who bought from me.  If you offer enough, maybe they will sell you one.
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     On November 14th, 2007 the Liberty Dollar main office in Evansville, Indiana was raided by the FBI and Secret Service, simultaneously with the Sunshine mint,  Verify First Technologies (maker of the certificates) and Kevin Innes' Asheville, NC RCO.  All Liberty Dollar medallions and certificates were seized along with books and records, computers, dies and metals.  It seems the FBI had been investigating Liberty Dollar for possible criminal activity and had concluded (somehow???) that the Liberty Dollar was a counterfeit currency.  As of this writing on January 8th, 2009, no charges of any kind have been brought against anyone nor has a cease and desist order been issued against the organization.  After careful consideration of the organization's position, the decision was made to continue producing and distributing the Liberty Dollar, but with a reverse bearing a sizable blank area in the center ("naked back") for local hallmarking by regional RCOs and the MSRP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price) and PVBC (Private, Voluntary Barter Currency) mnemonics.  With skyrocketing silver prices driving the Liberty Dollar to the $50 base on Easter of 2008, another change to the reverse die in the way of a disclaimer that the Liberty Dollar in any way represents legal tender, current money or coin was adopted.  As if one couldn't tell in the first place.  The many custom designs released BEFORE the FBI raid are a clear indication that there was no effort to create a nationally standardized alternate currency.  The first new issue in February of 2008 was the 57th one ounce silver piece issued by the organization, with the new $50 base, #58 being issued the following April.  A total of 34 different customization hallmark designs have been created for the "naked back" issues as of this writing on January 8th, 2009.  (See them on the RCO Hallmark Set page here)

    After the raid and in the absence of a cease and desist order, Liberty Dollar continued producing customizable silver rounds until October of 2009, when a judge did order them to cease.  Between the raid and the cease order, eleven different one ounce silver rounds were produced, as shown below from #57 to #67.
       
    #58 & #59 are $50 base pieces

      
    #56  2007 CHIROPRACTIC
    (GI highest auction $95 7/19/2012 by  ebay seller  Jason Caissie)
    (SN #1 highest private sale 3/22/2013)
    Only 1000 pieces made.
    This was the last custom piece made by Liberty Dollar before the FBI raid.
    #57  2008 NAKED BACK
    Many thousands of these were made.
    #60  2008 20 EURO
    VERY RARE!
    (highest private sale numbered piece - $1500  2/17/2012)
    (highest private sale un-#d piece - $2500  4/9/2012 by Jeff K.)

    Only 100 made - un-numbered pieces are EXTREMELY rare.
    I contest claims that the Liberty Euro is the rarest Liberty Dollar production.  They were created after the raid of 2007, so none were seized by the FBI and all 100 pieces are in the hands of the public.  By contrast, the Evansville (#55) had most of the run seized by the FBI, so even though there were more of them minted, there are fewer in the hands of the public than the Euros.  Also, it is doubtful that the Ron Paul Platinum piece had a mintage of 100 pieces, so it is also rarer than the Liberty Euro.

    Actually, the Liberty Euro should not be included in this list of one ounce silver medallions because it was never released for production by the organization and was never sold through the main office in Evansville, IN (kind of like the copper 'mule' on the copper page).  The 100 pieces that exist were a prototype run done to evaluate the potential for a European market.  Once it was determined that the market was not there, the pieces that were not given to folks in Europe during the presentations were brought back to the US and numbered by BVNH.  They were then sold into the collector market by the two people who conceived the idea and made the pitch in Europe.
    #61  2009 NAKED BACK
    Many thousands of these were made.
    #62  2009 TORCH BACK TYPE I
    Many thousands of these were made.
    #63  2009 PEACE NAKED BACK
    Many thousands of these were made.
    #64  2009 TORCH BACK TYPE II
    This piece is easy to distinguish from #62 by the rough finish on both sides.  The copyright symbol under the date is so lightly struck it is not visible.  All lettering is rounder on top than the much superior #62, which was struck at a different mint with a different set of dies.  Click the photo for a larger picture that clearly shows the roughness.
    Many thousands of these were made.
    #65  2009 TORCH BACK TYPE III (sponsored by Dave Gillie donations)
    This piece is VERY similar to #64 but made with a different set of dies at a different mint.  See below for detailed differences between 62, 64 & 65.  I'm not sure how many of these were made, but with quality declining and RCOs quitting right and left because of the raid, it couldn't have been too many, but probably still several thousand.  
    #66 2009 PEACE TORCH BACK (sponsored by Karl Reile donations)
    (Minted prior to the cease and desist order, but not released to the public by Liberty Dollar as of 10/30/2009).  These exist in a couple of different qualities, probably because of different runs by different mints.  The better ones are a little harder to find and should command better prices.  Several thousand were made.
    #67  2009 FREEDOM TORCH BACK (sponsored by Alan McConnell)
    (highest known auction price $158 by Dave G.)
    (Minted prior to the cease and desist order, but not released to the public by Liberty Dollar as of 10/30/2009).  Several thousand were made.
     
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    Distinguishing differences between 62, 64 and 65 are as follows:
     
    #62 - Smooth, shiney field and smooth face and torch details.  Curved light artifact across Miss Liberty's cheek and neck.  Top quality.
    #64 - Rough field, rough head and torch.  Copyright symbol under date too lightly struck to show.  Line on reverse fades under 'V' in PVBC.
    #65 - Smooth field, rough head and torch (especially flames).  Miss Liberty's mouth line is noticeably shorter.  'N' in trust in god short on lower right corner.
     
    Click here for a large photo of all three together for comparison.

     No more precious metal medallions have been made by the Liberty Dollar organization since the cease order.  There is, however, no shortage of individuals who know of the fraud and theft being committed by the government/banking complex and are willing to provide precious metals in convenient trade sizes to be distributed to the people.  Some of those individuals have sought to capitalize on the popularity of the Liberty Dollar by licensing the artwork of their obverse design.  Those designs are included here solely because of their resemblance to the Liberty Dollar because of this obverse artwork.  I have chosen to number them in sequence of their release upon the heels of the last Silver Liberty Dollar.

     
     
    #68  2009 SECOND AMENDMENT (sponsored by Marco Busse donations)
    (highest known ebay auction price $149)
    NOT produced by Liberty Dollar
    but uses their Liberty head.  
    The word NORFED is associated with this piece simply as a way of categorizing it to facilitate Ebay searches.
    This company licensed the artwork only.  The fine scratches on the reverse are identical on every piece, meaning they are on the die.  They are not very noticeable to the naked eye, but the camera picks up everything in closeup mode.  I have no idea how many of these were made, but I heard it was many thousands.

     

     

     

     

    All subsequent pieces have been $50 base pieces.

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