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1904 Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle Type III NGC MS63 Green Label

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Why purchase this 1904 $20 Gold Liberty Head Double Eagle Type III coin?

The U.S. Mint introduced the Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle series in 1850, following the discovery of vast amounts of gold in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. During the period of the coin's production, which concluded in 1907, the reverse design was significantly modified twice. The first alteration, the Type II design, occurred in 1866, when the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" was added in the aftermath of the American Civil War. The modification that resulted in the Type III design took place in 1877, when the representation of the coin's denomination was changed from the abbreviated "TWENTY D." to the fully spelled out "TWENTY DOLLARS."

  • This Liberty Head Double Eagle coin features the Type III design.
  • The coin was struck from 0.9675 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold at the Philadelphia Mint in 1904.
  • The coin measures 34 mm in diameter.
  • The coin includes a NGC Green Label.
  • Final mintage is reported to be 6,256,699.

Gorgeous Personification of Liberty

Obverse: The obverse features a rendition of Lady Liberty wearing a "LIBERTY" inscribed, beaded crown. Thirteen stars encircle the portrait, with "1904" inscribed below.

Reverse: A heraldic eagle is centered on the reverse, with thirteen stars above. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "TWENTY DOLLARS" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."

Beautiful Mint State 63

This 1904 Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle coin earned the superb grade of Mint State 63 from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The coin is encapsulated in a NGC holder with a green style certification label, which is awarded only when a coin also meets the highest standards of strike, luster and eye appeal established by an independent group of numismatic experts at Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA) prior to being submitted to NGC for certification and encapsulation. This additional scrutiny by RARCOA in combination with NGC's grading process will allow customers to build a collection of superior quality examples.

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This Type III 1904 Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle coin belongs in your collection today!



This 1904 Liberty Head $20 Gold Double Eagle Type III NGC MS63 Green Label is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1904
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Variety:Type III
Label/Signature:Green Label
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9
Weight in Grams:30.093 g
Weight in Ounces:0.9675 oz
Diameter:34 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:20
Mintage:6,256,699
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