The 1907 Saint-Gaudens High Relief was a masterpiece that revolutionized American coinage. The 1907 Saint-Gaudens High Relief Double Eagle gold coin is one of America’s most controversial, beautiful, and highly sought coins. The 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle was the first high relief coin, and the relief was significantly higher than all other years. The story surrounding the 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle reads like a movie script. Many collectors say if they could own only one coin, this would probably be the one.