St. Gaudens $20 Gold

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Two kinds of buyers are usually interested in the numismatic gold coins designed by Augustus Saint Gaudens; gold collectors and investors who desire the best asset of gold, especially in its purest form, to add to their gold coin collection. These dichotomies serve to increase the value of these rare coins in general, especially for the St. Gaudens $20 gold coins. $20 gold coins are rare productions since their minting was halted in the year 1933 with many earlier pieces melted for the gold content. There are currently just over 1 million US $20 gold pieces in the mint state range in … [Read more...]

Rare Gold Coins in the US

1838 Half Eagle

Rare gold coins can  be a form of investment as well as a hobby. The rarity of any gold coin is calculated by its mint mark, year, type, aesthetic appeal and the number of its type minted. Coin connoisseurs and numismatists regard the following coins as rare, precious and even priceless. Rare Gold Coins 1838 Half Eagle: This rare gold coin was minted in 1838 and the design was given by engraver William Kneass. A left-facing bust of Liberty sporting a headband can be seen on the obverse side of the class head half eagle. The word LIBERTY runs full length from front to back. There are … [Read more...]

How Rare Gold Coins Enhance Your Portfolio

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Gold coins have always been considered as valuable treasures. Nowadays, more and more people are becoming aware of just how valuable they are. The interest in gold coins increased when news broke out about the gold coins worth $200,000 that were discovered by IRS agent Jack Bumgardner in connection with the tax evasion case of Edward K. Eastwood. Because of the renewed interest in gold coins, many have begun to consider acquiring them to add to their investment portfolio. Also with the events following the 2008 global financial crisis, more people are prefering to use gold coins as a … [Read more...]

The Story of the Twenty Dollar Gold Coin

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In October 2010, gardeners discovered buried American gold coins in an east London garden. Archeologists were astonished to find that the gold coins unearthed were the popular American twenty dollar gold coins, also known as the “Double Eagle”, dating from 1854 to 1913. They are said to have been minted in San Francisco and Philadelphia. They were displayed in the Museum of London in October, shortly after being unearthed. Their estimated value is hundreds of thousands of dollars. Twenty Dollar Gold Coin a.k.a. Double Eagle The twenty dollar gold coins are perhaps among the most famous … [Read more...]