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-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$2,150.00

1915 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES. ONLY 2 MS65+ COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$19,500.00

1915 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM FLASHY LUSTER. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$17,500.00

1921 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS62

ONE OF THE KEY DATES TO THE SET.
$112,500.00

1922-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM SATIN SURFACES. JUST 3 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$38,500.00

1925-D ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS64

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

1925-D ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

A RARE DATE GEM. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$79,500.00

1925-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS64

A SATIN LUSTEROUS NEAR GEM. ONLY 6 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$46,000.00

1927-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS64

VERY SCARCE DATE. LOVELY SATIN LUSTER.
$69,500.00

1929 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

A KEY DATE. ONLY 5 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$74,500.00

1929 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES. JUST 7 GRADED HIGHER.
$85,000.00