Features of the 1909-S $20 Saint Gaudens NGC MS65:
Minted in the year 1909
US - San Francisco Mint
MS65 Graded by NGC
NGC Population: 233
The $20.00 St. Gaudens gold coin, also known as the "Double Eagle," is an exceptional and highly coveted piece of American numismatic history. Minted from 1907 to 1933, this coin is named after its designer, renowned sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Composed of 90% gold and 10% copper, it weighs 33.436 grams and has a diameter of 34mm. The obverse side showcases a stunning and dynamic depiction of Lady Liberty holding a torch in one hand and an olive branch in the other, with the rays of the sun radiating behind her. The reverse side features a majestic eagle in flight, soaring above a rising sun. The intricate details and artistic beauty of the coin exemplify Saint-Gaudens' mastery and represent a pinnacle of American coinage artistry.