This 2009 issue of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' magnificent Gold Double Eagle is based on the coin's original 1907 design, which was intended to be struck in high relief. After much trial and error, it was determined that minting technology of the day was not advanced enough to produce the coin economically in high relief. As a result, the high relief design was abandoned, replaced with a regular strike for the coin's minting. More than a century later, Saint-Gaudens' original design has be realized, struck from 1 Troy oz.
999 fine gold, with a final mintage of 115,178. Classic design enhanced with an Ultra High Relief Strike. The obverse features the powerful image of Lady Liberty within a fifty-star border, confidently striding forward carrying a torch and olive branch, the rising sun's rays and the U. Capitol building in the background.
"LIBERTY" stretches overhead, "MMIX" to the right. The reverse illustrates a magnificent flying eagle with a rising sun in the background, accompanied by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "TWENTY DOLLARS" above, with "IN GOD WE TRUST" below. Perfect Mint State 70 with Gold Foil label. This 2009 Ultra High Relief Gold Eagle coin is graded a flawless Mint State 70, by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS).The exceptional coin is sealed in a PCGS holder, affixed with a special Gold Foil certification label. Don't miss the opportunity to add this Double Eagle Gold Coin to your collection, struck as Augustus Saint-Gaudens' envisioned! We cannot make any price adjustments after the sale is complete. Product Photo Policy: MCM attempts to display product images shown on the site as accurately as possible. We take all of our photos in house and due to reflections on the mirrored or proof surfaces of a coin there may appear to be'black' when there is not.
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The item "2009 1 oz Gold Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Saint-Gaudens Foil $20 PCGS MS70" is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Commemorative\Modern Gold (1984-Now)". The seller is "mcm" and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.