Coin Specifications

Category: Saint-Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 349,500
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 33.4400g
AGW: 0.9675oz
Melt Value: $1757.64 (7/28/2021)
Diameter: 34mm
Edge: Lettered
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1908 D MOTTO $20 MS obverse 1908 D MOTTO $20 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: At one time this issue was quite scarce in all levels of Mint State. Starting in the 1980s, however, rather sizeable groups of the date surfaced. Examples were found in the vaults of South American and European banks. Gem examples can be found with a bit of patience and several rather superb coins are known. I have seen at least 4 or 5 coins that would grade superb MS 67. The Eliasberg example is probably the finest known specimen. Coins of the issue are well struck with green-gold colorations.


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Last Updated: 7/29/2021

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1908 D MOTTO $20 MS
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Base $ 1885 1885 1885 1905 1915 1930 1930 1930 1960 1985 2150 2175 2200 2700 5000 22000 110000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 2150 2175 2250 3100 7000 31000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2302
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 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: 7/27/2021 1908 D MOTTO $20 MS
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Base-----124627123192096235975998372---2302
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Total-----1246271231920962559961084142---2325
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1908 D MOTTO $20 MS
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Base24362436243624362448245524612464246424642480249526002600262828603817707712571132751427015319
24362436243624402450245724622464246424692485253026002609270531794904890812806136071462016085
000000246224642464246924852530260026092705317949048908128061360700
0000002463246424642475249025652600261927833498599010740130401393800
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 8908
Owner: mikejay973
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3817
Owner: USAuPzlBxBob
 
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