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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1914 ST. GAUDENS $20 PR66

GEM MATTE PROOF. ONLY 70 COINS STRUCK.
$129,500.00

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

HI-RELIEF. GEM SURFACES. WIRE RIM.
$47,500.00

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

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

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

HI-RELIEF. WIRE EDGE. GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$52,500.00

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 MS66+

HI-RELIEF. WIRE RIM. SUPERB GEM SURFACES.
$85,000.00

1907 ST. GAUDENS $20, HIGH RELIEF-WIRE EDGE MS66+

HI-RELIEF. WIRE RIM. GEM SURFACES. THE ONLY MS66+ GRADED BY PCGS.
$89,500.00

1908 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

WITH MOTTO. GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$13,500.00

1908 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO PR66

GEM MATTE PROOF. ONLY 101 STRUCK.
$109,500.00

1909-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS66

GEM SURFACES. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER.
$21,500.00

1910-D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SPECIMEN.
$2,650.00

1910-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$5,995.00

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.
$2,995.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

VERY SCARCE D OVER D. FS-501. GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$2,995.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS66

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES. CAC.
$6,950.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

GEM SATIN LUSTER. JUST A SINGLE MS67+ GRADED HIGHER.
$45,000.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

GEM SATIN LUSTER. JUST A SINGLE MS67+ GRADED HIGHER.
$45,000.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67+

GEM SATIN LUSTER. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED D OVER D BY EITHER SERVICE.
$69,500.00

1912 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM SATIN LUSTER.
$25,000.00

1913 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65+

GEM SURFACES. SECOND HIGHEST GRADED BY EITHER SERVICE.
$54,500.00