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 $20, HIGH RELIEF-FLAT EDGE MS67

HIGH RELIEF. FLAT RIM. GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$199,500.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

GEM SATIN LUSTER. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$59,500.00

1925-D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES. VERY RARE IN THIS STATE OF PRESERVATION. JUST 2 MS66 COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$105,000.00