Twenty Dollar Gold Coins
Twenty Dollar Gold Coins feature beautiful designs of Liberty and the American Eagle. Many consider the $20 Gold piece, designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, to be America's most beautiful coin and it is an exceptional delight for many collectors to be an owner of even one, of these rarities.
These coins date back to 1849 and hold a current value of over $1500. Please see below, for a selection of the coins for sale:
|1922 $20 PCGS MS 62 Gold St. Gaudens Double Eagle, OGH Twenty Dollar Saint, Unc|
Sale Ends: 31m
|1915 S $20 NGC MS 61 PQ Gold St. Gaudens Double Eagle Twenty Dollar Saint Unc|
Sale Ends: 33m
|1861 $20 Liberty Gold Coin - Civil War Era - High Quality Scans #B516|
Sale Ends: 40m
|1874-CC LIBERTY HEAD $20 GOLD DOUBLE EAGLE NEAR UNCIRCULATED|
Sale Ends: 43m
|1927 St Gaudens $20 MS 64 PCGS|
Sale Ends: 49m
|1923 $20 St Gaudens MS 63 NGC|
Sale Ends: 49m
About Twenty Dollar Coins
If anyone has twenty dollar coins in their collection of coins that itself reveals that their collection is extremely classic and elegant. Twenty dollar coins are the world’s greatest gold coins of all time and the rarest too among the coins of United States. The name Eagle refers $10 so twenty dollar coins are named as double eagles.
Twenty dollar coins were the brain child of the famous engraver of all time James Barton Longacre on the demands of ruling congress party at 1849. This is the only coin to bear the year 1849 it was even commercialized in 1850. Miss liberty archetypal portrayal was an over whelming work of the engraver on the obverse side and the astonishing eagle on the reverse side can never be minted now.
Most adoring President of United States Theodore Roosevelt was an enthusiast of Greek coins and he decided to bring about the charm in the coins Of United States. His dreams were foreseen and were brought to reality by the sculptor Saint Gaudens which lead to the birth of stunning success in twenty dollar coin history. These coins made coin lovers to be stunned by looking into the work of art form 1907-1933.
As the name double eagles goes, the weight of twenty dollar coins also weigh twice as that of a ten dollar coin. The value of the gold used in minting of twenty dollar coin was equal to the value of coin twenty dollar itself. Nearly one oz of gold is used in making of one twenty dollar coin. So investing on this gold coin has ever lasting values and it has been the US economy driving factor during 1920s.
But at last during World War II US was badly affected by economy crisis, banks were all closed and the government was searching for a way to meet the crisis and one of the path provider was this twenty dollar gold coins, they were melted and the economy was made stable.
Some baffling coin lovers’ hide these coins in spite of the government’s call to melt those gold coins are the only coins of twenty dollars now remaining. But now they can showcase their coins with pride and stand tall to own the world’s greatest gold coin.