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.
PCGS encapsulation offers protection and guarantees the beautiful MS-63 condition of the coin. Certified in a brand new PCGS holder. Conservatively graded in our opinion, has a better look than MS64 Ive seen on the market. No motto 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 No Motto Pre 33 PCGS MS63 Amazing PQ" is in sale since Friday, June 25, 2021. 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.