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-WIRE EDGE MS65

HIGH RELIEF. WIRE RIM. GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$41,500.00

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

HI-RELIEF. GEM SURFACES. WIRE RIM.
$45,000.00

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 LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$52,500.00

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

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

1908 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS65

WITH MOTTO. GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$12,500.00

1908 ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO PR66

GEM MATTE PROOF. ONLY 101 STRUCK.
$119,500.00

1909-S ST. GAUDENS $20, MOTTO MS66

GEM SURFACES. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER.
$20,950.00

1910 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM FLASHY LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$5,950.00

1910 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$6,500.00

1910 ST. GAUDENS $20 PR66+

GEM VERY FLASHY ROMAN FINISH PROOF. ONLY 167 STRUCK. CAC.
$179,500.00

1911-D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS66

GEM SATIN LUSTEROUS SURFACES. CAC.
$6,950.00

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. VERY SCARCE DOUBLE MINTMARK VARIETY.
$3,250.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

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

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

FS-501. VERY SCARCE DOUBLE MINTMARK VARIETY.
$3,250.00

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

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

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

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

1911-D/D ST. GAUDENS $20 MS67

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

1911-S ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

GEM LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$3,495.00

1913 ST. GAUDENS $20 MS65

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