Most of the mintage was stored in banks and Treasury vaults, with just a few examples released into circulation near the time of issue.
After the Gold Recall of 1933, virtually all of these coins were turned in and melted, to be stored as gold bars in the Federal Bullion Repository at Fort Knox.
Today, the 1920-S is one of the rarest issues of the series in absolute terms, and the rarest in Mint State condition.
David Akers estimated 25-40 coins are extant in Mint State grades, with NGC and PCGS combining to certify 119 examples in all grades between them.
The PCGS population is a mere 6 with 5 graded higher.
Listed at $185,000 in the PCGS price guide.
*Opening Bid $170,000
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