Saint Gaudens Double Eagles

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In 1907, the Saint Gaudens twenty dollar gold coin (or double eagle) and the ten dollar gold coin (or eagle) were introduced. Considered to be among the most beautiful coins ever produced in the United States, it ushered in the "golden age of coins," in which Theodore Roosevelt sought top artists to improve US coinage.

Thiis site provides information about the Saint Gaudens double eagle,the eagle, and the modern bullion coins (American Eagles) with the same design.

 

Mintmarks

Saint Gaudens Double Eagles were minted in Philadelphia (no mintamark), San Francisco (S), and Denver (D).

For information about values of St. Gaudens Double Eagles, go here.

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Teddy Roosevelt liked the design of the ten dollar eagle but made one radical suggestion: Add an Indian headdress.

How much do Saint Gaudens double eagles cost? Go to the Saint Gaudens auction page to find out.

Neither Augustus St. Gaudens nor Teddy Roosevelt wanted the words In God We Trust on the coins. Click on the link to find out why.

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