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Why add this gold commemorative to your collection?
In 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt commissioned Saint Gaudens to redesign America's coins. Saint Gaudens accepted the challenge, and began working on the re-designs from his home in New Hampshire, which is now a historical site for visitors. While many of Saint Gaudens' designs are well-known, one design has been waiting in secret, until now.
Design & composition of the Gold Winged Liberty
This Winged Liberty design was originally intended for the Double Eagle. The design was simplified and the headdress was removed due to lack of minting technology and physical space of the coin. Now, the Royal Mint has created these commemorative proofs to display the Saint Gaudens design that was almost lost forever, the Winged Liberty. While sketches and plasters of the design were found in Saint Gaudens' home, John Mercanti helped to complete the plasters and finish the design.
Each gold commemorative is comprised of 1 Troy oz. .9999 fine gold. These coins have been certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to be in GEM Proof condition and are sealed with a label that has been hand-signed by John Mercanti, himself.
Order Saint Gaudens' original Winged Liberty
With a limited mintage of only 1,000 proofs, this coin is expected to sell out quickly. This could be your only chance to add this commemorative to your collection! In addition to receiving the coin, you will also receive the original Mint packaging. Order now and enjoy fast, free domestic shipping with no minimum!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
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