These random date Liberty Gold Double Eagles have a face value of $20 and have graded "by eye" in About Uncirculated condition. The price shown above is for one coin at the above stated price. This sought-after coin is 34.1 mm in diameter, is 90% pure gold, weighs a hefty 33.431 grams, and contains an impressive 0.9675 troy oz of gold. The mintage date for the AU Liberty Gold Double Eagles are random and based on inventory.
The obverse of the coin bears the Liberty Head bust of James Longacre's design facing left, with 13 six-pointed stars along the rim. The word "LIBERTY" is embedded along the side of Lady Liberty's crown. The coronet is thought to represent the unity of the American people. The year-date resides at the bottom of the coin below the truncation of the bust.
The design featured on the reverse is the heraldic eagle protected behind the patriotic shield. Above the eagle, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" is inscribed, as 13 stars surround the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST." The eagle grasps arrows in its left talon and an olive branch in its right, symbolizing an offering of peace but a preparedness for war. The national motto, "E PLURIBUS UNUM," appears on an ornate ribbon. The bottom rim of the coin has the denomination "TWENTY DOLLARS."
Beginning in 1850, it was the first $20 coin released for circulation by the U.S. Mint. It is judged by many numismatic experts to be the best example of the classical beauty of American coinage. To purchase your own $20 Liberty Gold Double Eagle, visit GainesvilleCoins.com or call us at (813) 482-9300.