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 SURFACES. ONLY 5 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$199,500.00

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

HIGH-RELIEF. WIRE RIM. GEM SURFACES.
$48,500.00

1907 ST. GAUDENS $20, HIGH RELIEF-WIRE EDGE MS67

HIGH RELIEF. WIRE RIM. GEM SURFACES. ONLY 1 GRADE HIGHER AT NGC.
$187,500.00

1911-D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

GEM SURFACES. ONLY 2 COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$56,500.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

D OVER D. FS-501. GEM LUSTEROUS SPECIMEN.
$3,250.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

GEM SATIN LUSTER. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED D OVER D BY PCGS.
$79,500.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

GEM SATIN LUSTER. JUST 2 COINS: A MS67* AND MS67+ GRADED HIGHER.
$45,000.00

1913 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADE AT PCGS.
$62,500.00

1925-D ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

A RARE DATE GEM. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$77,500.00

1925-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS63

CHOICE LUSTEROUS KEY DATE ST. GAUDENS $20 GOLD.
$13,500.00