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1902 Liberty Head Double Eagle Obverse     1902 Liberty Head Double Eagle Reverse

$20 GOLD

PCGS Nos: 9041, 9118


Circulation strikes: 31,140
Proofs: 114

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 34 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 516 grains (33.4 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Significant examples:
Proof (illustrated above).  ex - Trompeter collection

Recent appearances:
AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2626 at $379.50

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 284 Not sold

ANACS Net AU-55, Unc Details, Obv. Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9294, not plated, sold for $345.00

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-65.


Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service