The denomination was created as a means of exhausting an overage in gold supply due to the 1849 California Gold Rush. They were never intended for general use in commerce as the amount easily equated to a month's wage during the time of issue - making them impractical to carry as a coin.NGC encapsulation offers protection and guarantees the MS-62 condition of the coin. Conservatively graded in our opinion, PQ++. Struck at the San Francisco Mint. Obverse: Depicts Liberty striding forward holding a torch and an olive branch with the U.
Capitol building in the backdrop. Reverse: Features an eagle in flight against the sun in the background. Beautiful color and rare in this condition. The item "1914-S $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle NGC MS62 Radiant Better Date PQ++" is in sale since Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$20, Double Eagle". The seller is "capstonecoins" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.