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Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle AU - Common Date

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  • Title: Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle AU - Common Date
  • Purity: .900
  • Metal: Gold
  • Weight: 33.431 grams

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Buying St. Gaudens Gold Double Eagles gets you the most famous American gold coin ever used in circulation. Produced from 1907 until 1933, most Saint Gaudens $20 coins were used for export. The good condition of many of the remaining coins stems from this fact -- many were repatriated from Europe after US citizens could again legally own gold. Both investors and collectors buy St. Gaudens Gold Double Eagles in large numbers, and the popularity of the piece has not waned. A wide range of grades and dates are available. GMRGold is the best place to buy St. Gaudens $20 Gold Coins online, as we have the lowest prices and fully guarantee both the quality and authenticity of each coin.

Condition of Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagles

This listing is for circulated St. Gaudens $20 Gold coins in About Uncirculated or better (AU-50) condition. When you buy Gold Double Eagles online from GMRGold in this grade, we guarantee that each coin is in the condition stated, or even better. Note that images are merely examples of AU-50 St. Gaudens Double Eagles -- when you buy Gold Double Eagles online, coins are selected at random from our current inventory of AU-50 $20 St. Gaudens Double Eagles.

Details of Saint Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagles

The designer of the coin, August Saint-Gaudens, was nominated by President Theodore Roosevelt to help redesign the coinage of the United States. The obverse shows a full frontal view of Lady Liberty holding an olive branch, with the rays of the sun behind her. On 1907-1911 $20 Double Eagles, 46 stars circle Lady Liberty. After the addition of New Mexico and Arizona as states in 1912, the coin was modified to display 48 stars on the obverse.

The reverse shows a large flying eagle, illuminated by the sun's rays. The first two years of issue lacked the "In God We Trust" motto on the reverse. An outraged public pushed Congress to act, and the motto was restored beginning with 1909 Saint Gaudens Double Eagles.

Investing in Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagles

Coin collectors are not the only people who buy St. Gaudens Gold Double Eagles online. Though high-grade St. Gaudens coins are rarer and carry a higher premium, lower grade examples are very affordable. AU-50 St. Gaudens coins, despite being old and in great condition, are not significantly rare and have a reasonable premium. This makes them highly valued among investors who prefer buying Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle coins versus other types.

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