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Theodore Roosevelt went to an exhibition of ancient Greek coins at the Smithsonian in 1905. Quite impressed by their artistic beauty and symbolic power, Theodore Roosevelt decided US coins were too unworthy of the United States.
His vision was a new generation of coins that would represent American’s greatness, representing its emergence as a world superpower.Augustus Saint-Gaudens was the man for the job, decided Roosevelt.
At the turn of the 20th century, Saint-Gaudens was the most prominent sculptor in the nation.
An influential overall in the fine arts world, Saint-Gaudens influence welt surely felt across the continent.
Saint-Gaudens agreed with zest to rework the nation’s coinage, and first began work on the Double Eagle $20 gold piece.
This coin would eventually go onto be known as a Saint-Gaudens.
Before the new version of American coins had been completed, Saint-Gaudens passed away.
The Double Eagle‘s obverse bears Saint-Gaudens’ work from his monument to General William T Sherman in New York’s Central Park.
It features Lady Liberty in foward stride towards the viewer, and out of a rising sun, hair flowing, with a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left. The coin is unscripted “Liberty” above her head.
Until 1849, the largest face-value denomination for gold coins produced by the U.S. Mint was $10. The California Gold Rush, however, provided the impetus for a larger gold coin.
the Coinage Act of 1849, a limited number of $20 gold coins called Double Eagles were struck. These these coins began to be produced in larger quantities in 1850 and continued until 1933.
Throughout a 84-year production run, only two major obverse designs were used Liberty Head (Coronet) and Saint Gaudens. The Saint Gaudens Double Eagle.
The reverse of the coin features a bald American Eagle in flight above the spiraling rays of a rising sun. Inscripted upon the coin is “United States of America” and “Twenty” Dollars” arching across the top.
Minted from 1907-1933, Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles were minted from 1907 to 1933 in Philadelphia, San Francisco and Denver. They are .90% gold with .9675 troy ounces of pure gold. They are 34mm in diameter.
An MS-62 graded coin will have a dull or impaired luster that could be evident. Clusters of small markets may be present through with a few large marks or nicks in prime viewing areas of the coins. Hairlines might also be noticeable and large unattractive scuff marks could present themselves upon major features. The strike, the rim and the planchet quality may be below average and overall eye appeal below average. If copper, the coin might even show a diminished color and tone.
A coin graded MS-62 will have an impaired or dull luster that may be evident. Clusters of small marks may be present throughout with a few large marks or nicks in prime focal areas. Hairlines may be very noticeable. Large unattractive scuff marks might be seen on major features. The strike, rim, and planchet quality may be noticeably below average. Overall eye appeal is below average. If copper, the coin will show a diminished color and tone.
The coin could have marks which distract from overall viewing pleasure of the coin, as they might be located in focal areas or secondary areas. Hairlines could be scattered or perhaps there is a noticeable patch. The luster of the coin will be somewhat impaired, but overall the eye appeal of the coin is generally acceptable. Also Known As: Mint State 62, MS62, Uncirculated, UNC, BU, Brilliant Uncirculated, Beautiful Uncirculated.
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