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1908 Saint-Gaudens (No Motto) $20 Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS61 1st Generation Holder

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Why add the 1908 Saint-Gaudens (No Motto) $20 Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS61 1st Generation Holder OGH to your collection?

This 1908 Saint-Gaudens (No Motto) $20 Gold Double Eagle was graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) at the Mint State 61 level and encapsulated in an early Generation "Old Green Holder." This coin was struck at the Philadelphia branch of the U.S. Mint on .9675 oz. Actual Gold Weight 90% gold planchets. President Teddy Roosevelt asked that "In God We Trust" be omitted from the reverse of the coin because money can be used for immoral purposes. The U.S. public felt differently requiring Congress to act, adding the motto from late 1908 on. This it is the only widely available "no motto" issue.

Classic Saint-Gaudens Imagery

The Double Eagle obverse features Liberty standing while holding a torch and an olive branch. An eagle in flight over the sun graces the "no motto" reverse.

Solid Mint State 61 in the "Old Green Holder" from PCGS

Mint State 61 example are lustrous, uncirculated examples. They will have some bag marks due to the storage of these coins in bank vaults overseas. An "Old Green Holder" is an early generation PCGS holder. The coins are sought after because of the more strictly technical grading that occurred years ago. Coins in these holders are the ultimate reason for collectors to "buy the coin, not the holder."

Add this 1908 Saint-Gaudens (No Motto) $20 Gold Double Eagle PCGS Mint State 61 1st Generation Holder OGH to your collection from ModernCoinMart today.


Year of Issue:1908
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:PCGS
Grade:MS61
Holder:1st Generation Holder
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:4,271,551