1916-S $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle Pre-1933 NGC MS65 New To The Market
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. At this MS65 grade level, you can own high quality without breaking the bank. NGC encapsulation offers protection and guarantees the MS55 condition of the coin.
This example displays outstanding eye appeal and premium quality for the grade. A better date San Francisco Mint date rarely seen in high grade like this. 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 true orange gold color and rare in this high grade condition. 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 this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Denomination: $20
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Composition: Gold
- Year: 1916
- Strike Type: Business
- Grade: MS65
- Mint Location: San Francisco
- Time Period Manufactured: Pre-1933
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Certification: NGC