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1911 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle Obverse     1911 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle Reverse
 


1911 $20 OR DOUBLE EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 9157, 9208

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 197,250
Proofs: 100

Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (modified by Charles E. Barber)

Diameter: 34 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 516 grains (33.4 grams)

Edge: |******E|*PLURIBUS*|UNUM*****

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) above the date)

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

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

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1254, sold for $7,820.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8015, illustrated, sold for $2,990.00  From the Conrad Sommers Collection

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8014, not illustrated, sold for $1,495.00

MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4188, illustrated, sold for $1,207.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 952, sold for $414.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-67's.

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