1927 Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle NGC MS64 SKU17084
At the beginning of the 20th century, American Gold coinage was undistinguished with designs that had remained mostly unchanged for over fifty years. At the request of President Theodore Roosevelt, sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens designed the Double Eagle coin with imagery symbolizing liberty and freedom, representing the identity of the United States. This Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle coin was struck in 1927 at the Philadelphia Mint from. 900 fine gold, with a final reported mintage of 2,946,750. The obverse portrays Lady Liberty walking forward while carrying an olive branch in her left hand and flaming torch in her right, with the rays of a rising sun and the U. She is encircled by forty-eight stars, signifying the number of states at the time, as well as the inscriptions "LIBERTY" and 1927. The reverse depicts a majestic eagle in graceful flight over a radiant sunrise. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, " "TWENTY DOLLARS" and IN GOD WE TRUST. Impressive NGC Mint State 64. Sealed in a protective NGC holder, the coin will exhibit an even strike and luster, with several minor marks, hairlines or scuffs evident and outstanding eye appeal overall. We cannot make any price adjustments after the sale is complete. Product Photo Policy: MCM attempts to display product images shown on the site as accurately as possible. We take all of our photos in house and due to reflections on the mirrored or proof surfaces of a coin there may appear to be'black' when there is not. If a coin has a color on it at all it will be described as'colorized' in the description or title.
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The item "1927 Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle NGC MS64 SKU17084" is in sale since Tuesday, October 03, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$20, Double Eagle". The seller is "mcm" and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Grade: MS 64
- Certification: NGC
- Composition: Gold
- Year: 1927
- Strike Type: Business
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Fineness: .900
- Denomination: $20
- Estimated Mintage: 180,000
- Mint Location: Philadelphia