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 MS63

HIGH RELIEF. FLAT RIM. LUSTROUS, VIRTUALLY MARK FREE.
$30,250.00

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

HIGH RELIEF. WIRE EDGE. GEM SURFACES.
$53,845.00

1909-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS64

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES. CAC.
$5,500.00

1911 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS66

GEM LUSTROUS, NEARLY FLAWLESS SURFACES. A MERE SIX COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$66,000.00

1911 ST. GAUDENS $20 PR65

GEM MATTE PROOF SURFACES. ONLY 100 STRUCK.
$105,000.00

1914-D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$4,950.00

1924-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. WELL STRUCK. KEY DATE TO THE $20 SAINT SERIES. ONLY A SINGLE MS65+ GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$219,500.00

1924-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONE OF THE KEY DATES TO THE SAINT GAUDENS DOUBLE EAGLE COLLECTION.
$121,000.00

1925-D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM ORANGE PEEL SURFACES. EXTREMELY RARE IN THIS STATE OF PRESERVATION. ONLY TWO COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$197,500.00

1926-D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS64

NEAR GEM ORANGE PEEL LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY SEVEN COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$57,500.00

1927-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS64

NEAR GEM, GOLDEN LUSTROUS SURFACES. VERY SCARCE DATE IN THIS STATE OF PRESERVATION.
$98,500.00