How much are my U.S. 1877 proof strike Only 20-Cent piece worth?

About 1877 PR Only 20-Cent Pieces (Proof)

The 1877 Twenty Cent Piece is a proof-only issue in this extremely short series that is highly desired by collectors. It is the rarest of the 4 proof 20 Cents as a mintage of just 350. The date is scarce from the circulated grades all the way through PR66. The value escalates at a gradual pace up until the finest known grade of PR67, which is rare. The auction record for this date is a PCGS graded PR66, which brought $39,950 at a Legend auction in 2017. As cameo and deep cameo pieces go there is an expected, yet subtle, premium. Only 156 have a Cameo designation from PCGS and NGC and only 7 exist in Deep Cameo. Deep Cameos are very rare across all Twenty Cent dates.

Coin Date: 1877
Denom: 20c / Twenty cents
Desg: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 350
Coinage Type: Seated Liberty
Coinage Years: 1875-1878
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 22 mm
Weight: 5 gr
Designer: William Barber
Edge: Plain
PCGS #: 5305
NGC ID: 27H4

CDN Market Values for: 1877 PR Only
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CDN Market Values for: 1877 PR Only
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