Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

September Spectacular

Sat, Sep 17, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 209

1908 St. Gaudens Double Eagle - With Motto

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

About Uncirculated 1908 Saint Gaudens $20 gold piece (Double Eagle), including the motto "In God We Trust". Designed by the famed American sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American, 1848 - 1907), this coin is considered the most beautiful of all United States issues. The motto was not included in the original design by Saint-Gaudens at the behest of President Theodore Roosevelt. It was added to the design in 1908. Weight: 33.5 grams. Diameter: 34 mm. Net weight of gold: 0.9675 OZT. Keywords: coin, coinage, coins, collectible, collector, collection, art, artist, sculptor, sculpture, numismatics