The denomination was created as a means of exhausting an overage in gold supply due to the 1849 California Gold Rush. They were never intended for general use in commerce as the amount easily equated to a month's wage during the time of issue - making them impractical to carry as a coin. NGC encapsulation offers protection and guarantees the beautiful MS-62 condition of the coin. Certified in an older NGC holder. Conservatively graded in our opinion, PQ++.With Motto In Gold we Trust and Struck at the Denver Mint. Obverse: Depicts Liberty striding forward holding a torch and an olive branch with the U. Capitol building in the backdrop.
Reverse: Features an eagle in flight against the sun in the background. Beautiful color and very rare in this condition. The item "1908-D $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle With Motto NGC MS62 Amazing Coin PQ++" is in sale since Wednesday, October 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$20, Double Eagle".
The seller is "capstonecoins" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.