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. Certified by PCGS over 20 years ago.
Conservatively graded by todays standards this coin is much nicer than the normal MS64. Weve seen MS65s that dont have this much luster. PCGS OLD GREEN HOLDER (OGH) PQ! Certified by CAC for premium quality (green sticker).Struck at the Philadelphia 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 Orange-Gold color and amazing eye appeal. The item "1924-P $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS64 OLD GREEN HOLDER CAC PQ++" is in sale since Thursday, March 5, 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.