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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1900 S 20 Twenty Dollar Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin
1900 S 20 Twenty Dollar Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin
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1908 20 gold coin St Gauden No Motto twenty dollar Gold Double Eagle coin
1908 20 gold coin St Gauden No Motto twenty dollar Gold Double Eagle coin
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1871 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
1871 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
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1876 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
1876 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
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1904 20 Liberty Gold Double Eagle MS63 PCGS Twenty Dollar Reverse Mint Coin
1904 20 Liberty Gold Double Eagle MS63 PCGS Twenty Dollar Reverse Mint Coin
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1896 S 20 Dollar Gold Liberty Head Double Eagle Coin PCGS MS62
1896 S 20 Dollar Gold Liberty Head Double Eagle Coin PCGS MS62
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1874 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
1874 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
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1873 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
1873 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
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1875 S 20 DOLLAR TYPE 2 LIBERTY GOLD COIN IN ABOUT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION
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1924 20 DOLLAR SAINT GAUDENS DOUBLE EAGLE GOLD COIN PCGS MS 64+
1924 20 DOLLAR SAINT GAUDENS DOUBLE EAGLE GOLD COIN PCGS MS 64+
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1913 D 20 DOLLAR SAINT GAUDENS DOUBLE EAGLE GOLD COIN
1913 D 20 DOLLAR SAINT GAUDENS DOUBLE EAGLE GOLD COIN
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1915 20 Dollar Saint Gaudens Double Eagle GOLD Coin Better Date Low Pop 13919
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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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