Coin Specifications

Category: Saint-Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 361,667
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1714.41 (7/2/2020)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Lettered
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1907 SAINT GAUDENS $20 MS obverse 1907 SAINT GAUDENS $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: After much struggle Charles Barber greatly reduced the relief for the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle from the original design. Finally, the coins could be struck in large numbers. The digits in the date were changed to Arabic numerals and over 300,000 coins were released in late 1907. Most examples seen are Mint State and Gems can be found with little effort. Many were shipped to European banks and are still being found to this day among recent gold shipments. The finest business strike example I have seen is in the Smithsonian collection. The coin is nearly flawless and would easily grade MS 68. None have been graded by NGC above the MS 67 level, with one selling in that grade for $27,600 in 2008. A unique example is known in matte proof that was part of the earlier mentioned Colonel North set of Saint–Gaudens coinage.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/22/2020

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1907 SAINT GAUDENS $20 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1760 1760 1760 1765 1785 1785 1785 1785 1825 1875 1950 2000 2075 2600 3600 7250 58500 110000 - -
$ - - - - - - 1975 2025 2100 2900 4075 9750 80000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 11140
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/30/2020 1907 SAINT GAUDENS $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----11667332441359703596311921747331078---11140
---------------14241---30
-------------21138105----66
-----------------3----3
Total----11667332441359703598313022137471399---11239
 ----0%0%0%0%0%0%2%1%9%32%28%20%7%1%0%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1907 SAINT GAUDENS $20 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22332250226822742278228122852288230223192335236824172464249528073281449910135125711979021124
2239225622702275227922822286229323082324234623842433247425992965368763781094714977202350
000000228622932308232423462384243324742599296536876378109471497700
000000228722972313233023572401244824852703312340938256117591738400
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3687
Owner: StanJustice
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3281
Owner: David Benjamin
 
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