$20 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin About Uncirculated (AU) Random Date
Obverse Taken directly from sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens monument to General William T. Sheman in Central Park, the obverse depicts Lady Liberty striding toward the viewer from out of a rising sun. Her hair flows and she carries a torch and an olive branch. Inscriptions include LIBERTY and the year of issue. Reverse The reverse captures an American Bald Eagle in flight above the rays of a rising sun. Inscriptions include UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and TWENTY DOLLARS. About the Gold Double Eagle The idea for the Gold Double Eagle was imagined in 1905 when Theodore Roosevelt attended an exhibition of ancient Greek coins at the Smithsonian. He was greatly impressed by their artistic beauty and symbolic power, and he envisioned a new, improved generation of American coins that better represented the greatness of our country. Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the most prominent sculptor and artist in the country at the time, readily agreed to the job once he learned of Roosevelts desire to rework the nations coinage. The coins in this category will have a randomized year of issue, depending on our current inventory. Each of them is in the condition of almost uncirculated or better. The item "$20 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin About Uncirculated (AU) Random Date" is in sale since Tuesday, August 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\Mixed Lots". The seller is "providentmetals" and is located in Addison, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.