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1908 Saint-Gaudens (No Motto) $20 Gold Double Eagle Wells Fargo NGC MS65

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Why purchase this "No Motto" 1908 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle?

The U.S. Mint introduced the Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle in 1907, featuring imagery created in a collaborative effort between President Theodore Roosevelt and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. This 1908 "No Motto" issue was struck at the Philadelphia Mint from .9675 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold, with a reported final mintage of 4,271,551. Design of the coin was modified to include the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" for the remaining years of the series in August 1908.

Saint-Gaudens' Magnificent Double Eagle Design

The confident figure of Lady Liberty is featured on the obverse, walking forward while carrying an olive branch and a flaming torch, surrounded by forty-six stars representing the number of states in 1908. Inscriptions include "LIBERTY" and "1908."

The reverse depicts a rising sun beneath an intricately detailed eagle in flight, with the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "TWENTY DOLLARS" curving above.

Breathtaking Mint State 65

This 1908 Saint-Gaudens "No Motto" $20 Gold Double Eagle coin has been graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to be a beautiful Mint State 65; meaning that it is an uncirculated coin with high quality luster, an exceptional strike and fantastic eye appeal. The coin is presented in a NGC protective holder with a certification label authenticating its pedigree as part of the Wells Fargo Hoard discovered in Las Vegas in the early 1990s.

Make this superbly graded "No Motto" 1908 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle from the Wells Fargo Hoard the next addition to your collection!


Year of Issue:1908
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS65
Variety:Wells Fargo
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