Due to the crown worn by Lady Liberty on the obverse of the Double Eagle, it is also known as Coronet Head. PCGS encapsulation protects and guarantees the coin's MS-62 condition.
This coin is rich and full in the fields throughout front and back! Better date and mint Mark coin! Sovereign coin backed by the U.
Obverse: Features leftward facing portrait of Lady Liberty wearing a pearl-studded Coronet with LIBERTY inscribed on it. Encircled by 13 stars to represent the 13 original colonies of US. Year of mintage at bottom. A design by James B Longacre. Reverse: Depicts a heraldic eagle with a shield on its breast and holding olive branches and arrows in its talons, design inspired from the Great Seal of United States.Words IN GOD WE TRUST surrounded by 13 stars above the eagle. Inscriptions - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and TWENTY DOLLARS. This well struck and fully lustrous coin, minted during what is defined as the "Renaissance of American Coinage", is a favorite of collectors around the world. Add this certified Gold Double Eagle to your shopping cart today! Certified by PCGS as Mint State 62! You will receive the exact coin in the photos. This Double Eagle Liberty Head Gold Coin constantly increases in value un graded, and significantly higher graded! Comes certified and graded which is preferred by most of the collectors. Due to its bullion content, it provides a fantastic investment value. The coin can be a fabulous heirloom. Its age, rarity, and the beautiful design makes it an attractive numismatic asset. Helps diversify and stabilize the investment portfolio. The coin was designed by Chief Engraver James B.
Longacre and the obverse featured the left facing bust portrait of Lady Liberty wearing a pearl studded coronet on her head which is inscribed with the word LIBERTY on it and the device is surrounded by 13 stars which symbolize the 13 original colonies of the USA and at the bottom is the year of mintage. The reverse features a heraldic eagle with a shield on its breast and holding olive branches and arrows in its talons, design inspired from the Great Seal of the United States.The words IN GOD WE TRUST are inscribed and the eagle is surrounded by 13 stars above. This is one of the first federal coins to sport the initials of the coin designer. Many of these coins were lost when President Franklin Roosevelts executive order required the public to surrender all the gold coins and bullions they owned to the US Treasury during the time of the Great Depression. The surrendered gold was all melted to make gold bars. Due to this confiscation a majority of the Double Eagle Gold Liberty Heads were lost and only a few that escaped confiscation survive today making them very rare and aged coins with great historical significance.
This means that the demand for these coins is high! The item "1897-S $20 American Gold Double Eagle Liberty Head MS62 PCGS LUSTROUS Coin" is in sale since Sunday, June 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$20, Double Eagle". The seller is "preciousimportsexports" and is located in Pismo Beach, California. This item can be shipped to United States.