1924-P $20 Saint Gaudens Pre 33 NGC MS62
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1924-P $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle Pre-1933 NGC MS 62 PQ+.
This coin is from a fresh group a Gold $20’s we recently bought out of a nice fresh local collection that’s been tucked away for years. This better date is really tough to find in choice NS62 condition. Only 4,323,500 were minted, many were melted down and never circulated. This 1924-P is a popular and sought after Philadelphia Mint $20.
Created by master sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the 1924-P $20 Gold Saint Gaudens is the descendant of the $20 Liberty Double Eagle which first entered circulation in 1850. 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. Instead, they were struck to monetize the surplus of gold and to be used exclusively in business transactions, largely between banks.
Older PCGS holder
PCGS encapsulation offers protection and guarantees the MS-65 condition of the coin.
Amazingly rare to find in this high grade.
Conservatively graded in our opinion, PQ++
Struck at the Philadelphia Mint
Designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
Obverse: Depicts Liberty striding forward holding a torch and an olive branch with the U.S. Capitol building in the backdrop.
Reverse: Features an eagle in flight against the sun in the background.
Beautiful color and very rare in this condition.
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