20 Dollar Gold Coins

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20 dollar gold coin

The 20 dollar gold coin was first minted in the midst of the California gold rush of 1849. Prior to 1850, the only gold coins issued by the U.S. Mint were in $2.50, $5.00, and $10 denominations. Congress approved the mintage of the Liberty Double Eagle gold coin, one of the largest gold coins ever offered by any country.

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1915 20 Dollar Saint Gaudens Double Eagle GOLD Coin Better Date Low Pop 13919
1915 20 Dollar Saint Gaudens Double Eagle GOLD Coin Better Date Low Pop 13919
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FANTASTIC 1922 20 DOLLAR IN GOLD COIN CERTIFICATE FR 1187
FANTASTIC 1922 20 DOLLAR IN GOLD COIN CERTIFICATE FR 1187
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1922 Walking Liberty 20 Dollar Coin MS 64 PCGS Graded
1922 Walking Liberty 20 Dollar Coin MS 64 PCGS Graded
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1913 D Twenty Dollar Saint Gauden Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS63 Certified Coin 20
1913 D Twenty Dollar Saint Gauden Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS63 Certified Coin 20
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1909 OVER 8 20 DOLLAR STAINT GAUDENS GOLD COIN IN ABOUT uncirculated CONDITION
1909 OVER 8 20 DOLLAR STAINT GAUDENS GOLD COIN IN ABOUT uncirculated CONDITION
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1914 S Gem BU 20 Twenty Dollar St Gaudens Gold Coin Slabbed
1914 S Gem BU 20 Twenty Dollar St Gaudens Gold Coin Slabbed
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1911 20 Gold Coin Saint Gaudens Double Eagle US Bullion Dollar San Francisco
1911 20 Gold Coin Saint Gaudens Double Eagle US Bullion Dollar San Francisco
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SUPERB 1904 P Liberty Head 20 Twenty Dollar Gold US Coin
SUPERB 1904 P Liberty Head 20 Twenty Dollar Gold US Coin
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1911 D 20 dollar gold US coin NGC MS63 Certified Graded Mintage 846500
1911 D 20 dollar gold US coin NGC MS63 Certified Graded Mintage 846500
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GOLD SPECIAL 1876 20 DOLLAR LIBERTY HEAD GOLD COIN XF EF Motto Above Eagle
 GOLD SPECIAL 1876 20 DOLLAR LIBERTY HEAD GOLD COIN XF EF Motto Above Eagle
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1902 S 20 DOLLAR LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT uncirculated CONDITION
1902 S 20 DOLLAR LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT uncirculated CONDITION
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1897 S 20 GOLD TWENTY DOLLAR DOUBLE EAGLE MS63 MS 63 NGC CAC COIN SUPER NICE
1897 S 20 GOLD TWENTY DOLLAR DOUBLE EAGLE MS63 MS 63 NGC CAC COIN SUPER NICE
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The twenty dollar Liberty Double Eagle is sometimes called the 'King of American Coins.' Since the $10 gold coin was called the 'Eagle,' this unique coin quickly became known as the 'Double Eagle.' Almost an ounce of gold is contained in the $20 Liberty Double Eagle, which is part of the reason why so many coin collectors are drawn to this piece.

The artistic design also makes the twenty dollar gold coin a favorite among coin collectors. The bust of Lady Liberty with the inscription of 'LIBERTY' is highlighted by 13 stars, representing the original American colonies. Double Eagles minted from 1849 to 1866 had no motto, but from 1866 to 1876, 'Twenty D' was inscribed on the reverse.

From 1877 to 1907, the denomination 'TWENTY DOLLARS' was spelled out. From 1907 until 1950, all three types were produced, making it more difficult to date these unusual coins.On the reverse side, a heraldic eagle grips an olive branch, the classic symbol of peace, while military prowess is symbolized by a bundle of arrows.

The statement, 'In God We Trust' is inscribed above the eagle, and 'E Pluribus Unum' is inscribed on the beak of the eagle, an unusual touch for a classic sentiment. The twenty dollar gold coin is collected for its historical cache as much as its monetary value.

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