St. Gaudens $20

High Relief (1907)

What’s the most beautiful U.S. coin ever made? Whenever that question arises, one of the first and most frequent answers is sure to be the Saint-Gaudens double eagle, or twenty-dollar gold piece. And those who know the subject well are almost certain to specify the “Saint” with high relief.

This stunning coin resulted from a truly unique relationship between two towering figures of their day: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the most famous American sculptor at the turn of the 20th century, and Theodore Roosevelt, a U.S. president whose ardent pursuit of excellence encompassed the nation’s coinage.

In 1905, Roosevelt personally prevailed upon Saint-Gaudens to design his official inaugural medal, which proved to be exceptionally handsome. In a subsequent conversation at a Washington dinner party, they discussed their mutual admiration for the high- relief coins.... (Expand Text)

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1907 ST. GAUDENS HI-RELIEF $20, WIRE EDGE MS65

WIRE RIM GEM. VERY FLASHY.
$45,000.00

1908 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

WITH MOTTO. GEM SATIN LUSTER.
$11,950.00

1909 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

A VERY FLASHY GEM. VERY SCARCE IN THIS LOFTY GRADE.
$35,000.00

1909-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM SURFACES.
$4,500.00

1909-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS66

GEM SURFACES. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER.
$21,500.00

1910-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$6,500.00

1910-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$6,500.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

GEM SATIN LUSTER. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$43,500.00

1911-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM SATIN LUSTER.
$4,750.00

1911-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM, SATIN LUSTER.
$4,750.00

1924-D ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS64

VERY CHOICE SURFACES.
$12,500.00

1924-D ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS64

VERY SCARDE DATE.
$12,500.00

1925-D ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS64

LOVELY LUSTEROUS SURFACES. ONLY 12 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$16,950.00