The motto “In God We Trust” first appeared on our coinage during the Civil War. It was included on most every Liberty Head gold coin minted from 1867 to 1907. The new Saint-Gaudens design, however, lacked this important inscription. Roosevelt, at whose behest this coin was designed, specifically asked…Continue readingNo Motto vs. Motto – Does God’s name belong on our coins?
Tag: Double Eagle $20 gold piece
Coronet Double Eagles are broken into three classifications. Class I was minted from 1850 through 1866. Class II originated in 1866 when the addition of the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added above the eagle on the reverse. The motto was an appeal to the Almighty for national…Continue readingThe Liberty Head double eagle or Coronet double eagle ($20) coin.
Answers Provide a response using the comment section. After review we will update the answers. Since Gold Eagle coinage is comprised of both modern, $50 face value American Eagle bullion, and rare, Double Eagle coins, it is important for investors to understand the significance of purchasing MS 69 and…Continue readingHow much are MS 69 And MS 70 Gold Eagles?
Answers Provide a response using the comment section. After review we will update the answers. The first gold Eagle coins were minted in the 19th century, in $1 denominations. Silver shortly became the most popular metals for one-dollar coinage, so the US Mint increased the values of gold coins…Continue readingWhat Is The Meaning Of Face Values On Gold Eagles?
The 1933 Double Eagle.
The 1933 double eagle (United States 20-dollar gold coin) currently holds the record for highest price paid at auction for a single U.S. coin when it was purchased for US$7.59 million. 445,500 specimens of this Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle were minted in 1933, the last year of production for the…Continue readingThe 1933 Double Eagle.
A NEW WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR A COIN. Strong demand was putting pressure on current prices, and there is no doubt that this trend is continuing. In the past few months there have been two major auctions held in Melbourne, as well as a series of numismatic trade fairs…Continue readingAn USA 1933 Double Eagle Fetches AU$14M