Tag: 1933 double eagle

  • What are the rarest $20 dollar gold Double Eagle coin?

    Reading Time: 6 minutes With 10 double Eagle that has surfaced, the 1933 $20 St. Gaudens gold coins is no anymore the rarest Double Eagle coin, and the list should begin by 1927-D. Coins from 1920-S, 1921, and 1930-S are also notably scarce. In the next tier of rarity, you’ll find the 1907 high relief…

  • ☆ 1933 double eagle gold coin.

    Reading Time: 21 minutes One 1933 double eagle currently holds the record for highest price paid at auction for a single U.S. coin when it was purchased for US$18.9 million. 445,500 specimens of this Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle were minted in 1933, the last year of production for the Double Eagle, but no specimens ever officially…

  • 1933 gold double eagle replica.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Replicas of the 1933 Gold Double Eagle do exist; however, it is imperative to emphasize that possessing or trading these replicas as authentic coins may result in legal repercussions. The original 1933 Double Eagles are deemed as U.S. government property. While the U.S. Mint has crafted authorized replicas for collectors, these…

  • Israel “Izzy” Switt

    Reading Time: 6 minutes Israel “Izzy” Switt, despite unflattering portrayals linked to the investigation of the 1933 Double Eagle, was cherished by his family as a benevolent father and grandfather. Known for his generosity, he dedicated both wealth and time to Philadelphia Hospital and the city’s Home for the Jewish Aged. His family fondly recalled…

  • REDIRECTION The 1933 Double Eagle seizure Challenging the Notion of “Monetization”.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction: The saga surrounding the 1933 double eagles, often hailed as one of the most intriguing chapters in numismatic history, has left enthusiasts and experts questioning the legitimacy of the government’s claims. This article delves into the complexities of the alleged “theft” of these iconic coins, challenging the government’s narrative and…

  • REDIRECTION Smithsonian 1933 double eagle rounds.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes In October 1934, Acting Philadelphia Mint Superintendent Fred Chaffin handed over the two 1933 double eagles to Smithsonian officials, as indicated by an exchange on October 9 between Chaffin and U.S. Mint Director Nellie Tayloe Ross. The round exhibited in Europe is among the pair of 1933 Double Eagles preserved by…