$20 Gold Double Eagle Saint Gaudens Extra Fine XF (Random Year)
90% & 40% US Silver Coins. Please note coin may or may not have "IN GOD WE TRUST" Motto. It was first minted in 1907 after Theodore Roosevelt commissioned the popular sculptor of that time, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, to create an aesthetically-appealing design for the Double Eagle. The exceptional beauty and the excellent quality makes this a desired item among numismatists.
Obverse - Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Lady Liberty with a torch in right hand and an olive branch in left hand striding forward with her hair flowing on a background of rising sun and Capitol building. 46 stars encircle the image of Liberty representing the 46 states in the Union at that time. Inscriptions - "Liberty, " designer's initials "ASG" and Year of Mintage. Reverse - Features an American Eagle in flight with the rising sun in the background. Inscriptions - "United States of America, " "Twenty Dollars, " and In God We Trust. Dates will be chosen randomly and are determined by our available inventory on hand.
Mint issue from the following mints - Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco. Very popular coin for its beauty and purity, hence a lot of demand. The coins can fetch you a high premium depending on its scarcity and its condition.
Along with its design, its significance and age add to its high collectible value. Owning a piece of work of the famous sculptor is a matter of pride in itself.
Gold price usually shoots up almost immediately when there is a stock market crash. These Pre-1933 US Gold Coins are considered heirlooms and collector's items, hence there is a protection from seizure by the United States Treasury by Law. Allows you to diversify your investment portfolio. The California Gold Rush in 1849 not only made the United States a very wealthy country, it also helped change the monetary system. The first Double Eagle was designed by James B. In 1907, the Saint Gaudens Double Eagle took over the position. The Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle coin stemmed from the desire of President Theodore Roosevelt, who felt there was a huge need to revive the American coinage as the coins of that era according to him were hideous. He felt coin was the most visible and palpable representation of a nation. Gaudens came up with a beautiful image of Lady Liberty which instantly got appreciation from the President, who loved the high relief coins of Ancient Greece.
About 12,000 high relief coins were struck before stopping their production. Later on a lower relief was released which was easy to stack one on the other and was deemed fit for commerce. The obverse side of the coin features a full-length image Lady Liberty with her hair and robe flowing beautifully in the air while she is striding forward holding a lit torch in her right hand which represents enlightenment and an olive branch in her left hand which represents peace. Above the head of the Liberty is the inscribed word "LIBERTY" and the image is surrounded by 46 stars that honor the 46 states at that time. The reverse of the coin features a side view of a flying American eagle on a background of rising sun.
Above the bird are two semi-circular tiers of inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and TWENTY DOLLARS. " Between the Sun and its rays in a semicircle inscription "IN GOD WE TRUST.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Coin: US Pre-1933 Gold Bullion
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