Focus on the 20 Dollars American Gold Coin

The twenty dollars gold is undoubtedly one of the most famous American gold coins. Double Eagle called our American colleagues, we present here the two main: Liberty & the Saint Gaudens.

 

The Liberty Head coin of 20 dollars in gold and its successor, the Saint-Gaudens, are the largest pieces produced (1850-1933) by the United States Mint.

 

 

Technical features of 20 Dollars gold coins.


 

Gross Weight 33.436 g
Fine gold weight 30.09 (0.9675 oz)
Titration 900 ‰
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness  2,48 mm
Alloy

90 % gold

10 % copper

 

20 dollars Liberty Head.


The 20 dollars Liberty gold coin a US requested less and less appreciated because of seniority. There are 3 types shown in the different slides below :

 

 

Assess the conservation status of your 20 gold dollars depending on its color. From left to right: very fine, extremely fine, non-circulated.

Valeur pièces or 20 Dollars Liberty 

 

20 dollars Saint Gaudens.


The Saint Gaudens $ 20 gold takes its name from the famous designer Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of the leading sculptors of the American history.

Theodore Roosevelt wanted in the last years of life of Augustus that it redraws the coins of the nation from the beginning of the 20th century.

Détails relief 20 dollars Saint Gaudens 1907

Did you know ?

The work of Saint-Gaudens on high relief $ 20 gold coin is considered one of the most extraordinary pieces of art on any piece of US currency. We had up to eleven strikes to bring up details on the raised part (Photo right)

But the United States Mint finally insisted on a bas-relief version of this gold coin, in high relief version with a problem bank level that the relief is not allowed to stack the pieces correctly on each other.

 

Gold coins $ 20 Double Eagle were used as currency until 1933, when President Roosevelt forbade the possession of gold and therefore, stopped minting 20 Double Eagle gold dollars.

 

Read also : a 7 million $ gold coin, the 1933 twenty Dollars Double Eagle

 

Assess the conservation status of your 20 gold dollars depending on its color. From left to right: very fine, extremely fine, non-circulated.

Valeur pièce or 20 Dollars Saint Gaudens 

Why 20 dollars gold have a big success on investment ?


 

In fact, 20 dollars gold coins are not popular for investment in physical gold. But because they have a strong premium and can be exchanged very expensive!

Investment in gold itself does possess a very low premium.

 

Read also : which are the best gold coins to buy for investment ? : Quelle pièce d’or faut-il acheter ?

 

View our detailed guide to investing in gold by clicking on the following link : All things you need to know before investing in physical gold.

 

 

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20 dollars Liberty Head Saint Gaudens

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