Reverse: Features a majestic bald eagle in flight with United States of America and Twenty Dollars above. Edge: The motto E Pluribus Unum with the words divided by stars. This Pre-1933 gold coin combines a beautiful design and historical significance, highlighted by its exceptional condition. Mint issued its first Gold coins in 1795. During the height of the Great Depression in 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt prohibited American citizens from holding monetary Gold.
Treasury, where millions were melted into Gold and then cast into Gold bars. This was an unprecedented legislative act to help fight the Great Depression.
By doing so, many collectible Gold coins were affected and the course of history for monetary Gold was changed forever. These federal government recalls and meltdowns made these previously common Gold coins very rare.
Today, the surviving Pre-1933 Gold U. Coins are fixed at an extremely limited supply. This fact has made Pre-1933 Gold coins some of the most desirable items among collectors and investors. APMEX is proud to offer a superb selection of these harder-to-find classic coins. The historical significance of these coins are vitally important and will provide diversity and significance to any investment or collection.In 1912, the number of stars surrounding Lady Liberty on the obverse changed from 46 to 48 when New Mexico and Arizona became states. 1,359 Item as described. Rec'd item, looking forward to doing business with again. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$20, Double Eagle".
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