1924 20 Dollar Gold Saint Gaudens NGC MS64 w/Motto

1924 20 Dollar Gold Saint Gaudens NGC MS64 w/Motto
1924 20 Dollar Gold Saint Gaudens NGC MS64 w/Motto 1924 20 Dollar Gold Saint Gaudens NGC MS64 w/Motto 1924 20 Dollar Gold Saint Gaudens NGC MS64 w/Motto 1924 20 Dollar Gold Saint Gaudens NGC MS64 w/Motto
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1924 $20 Gold Saint-Gaudens NGC MS64

This gorgeous $20 Gold Saint-Gaudens 'Double Eagle' coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1924, right in the middle of the 'Roaring Twenties'! The coin grades Mint State-64 (MS64) and is certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC).

The 1920s were indeed a wild time. The economy was booming, prohibition was being flouted on every turn, and the public was largely ignoring the nation's premier gold coin, the $20 Double Eagle designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Flappers didn't carry gold, they wore it!

As a result, most of the mintage of $20 Saints from 1924 sat in bags at banks for a decade. Then, fate intervened to make this date a lot scarcer that it might otherwise have been. The government recalled all gold coins from public ownership in 1933, and as most of the 1924-dated coins were at hand stored in banks, they were mostly turned in and later melted.

As a result, high-grade 1924 $20 Saint-Gaudens Gold coins can be hard to find today. This example graded Mint State 64 (MS64) by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Sealed in its acrylic holder for protection, it makes a great addition to you collection as a single coin or as part of your 12-piece U.S. Mint Gold Coin Type set.

Year of Issue 1924
Country United States
Composition Gold
Purity 0.9000
Condition Graded
Grade MS64
Denomination 20.00
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name U.S. Mint
Coin Weight 33.43 Grams - g
Dimensions 34mm
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