$20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin
The $20 Liberty Head Gold Coin was first minted in 1850 by the United States Mint. It is also called the “Double Eagle”. It was minted at the Philadelphia, New Orleans, and San Francisco Mints until 1907. Interestingly, these gold coins were used in circulation as money during that time period.
There are 3 types of the $20 Liberty Head Gold Coin. The 1850-1866 (Type 1) coins do not have the motto “in god we trust” on the reverse side of the coin. The Coins Minted 1866-1876 (Type 2) have the motto “in god we trust” and “TWENTY D” on the reverse of the coin. The Coins Minted 1877-1907 (Type 3) have the motto and “TWENTY DOLLARS” on the Reverse. Many people think these coins have one ounce of gold similar to the modern 1 ounce American Gold Eagle. However, each coin contains .9675 ounce of gold. It is 90% content of gold or 21.6 karats and is alloyed with copper. It has a diameter of 34 mm and a thickness of 2.4 mm. The coin was designed by James B. Longacre.
What we buy
At California Gold and Silver Exchange we specialize in United States gold coins especially, $20 Liberty Head gold coins. Some customers have the coins in plastic coin flips to protect the coins. Other customers have their gold coins in hard plastic holder from a secondary grading company, usually PCGS or NGC. These coins At California Gold and silver Exchange we buy both types of $20 Double Eagle Coins. We use up date pricing with all the coins we buy. Rest assured you are getting the most competitive prices for your gold coins. Please don’t hesitate to give us a call with any questions you have. You can call us at 909-985-4653, or send us an email at [email protected]
Other Gold Coins
The $20 St. Gaudens Gold Coin was produced after the $20 Liberty Gold Coin and is also very popular. Other United States gold Coins we purchase are the $10 Liberty, $10 Indian Head, $5 Liberty, $5 Indian Head, $2.50 Liberty, $2.50 Indian, and $1.00 Liberty Head, Type 1, 2, and 3. Another popular coin produced during this time period were the Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars.