This better date is really tough to find in MS64+condition. Only 1,702,250 were minted, many were melted down and never circulated. This is a sleeper date much rarer than people realize. 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 MS64 condition of the coin. Conservatively graded in our opinion, PQ++. 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 "1923-D $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle Pre-1933 NGC MS64 Rare Sleeper Date" is in sale since Wednesday, October 7, 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.