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1914 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle Obverse       1914 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle Reverse
  


1914 $20 OR DOUBLE EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 9164, 9211

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 95,250
Proofs: 70

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, Pennsylvania) above the date)

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66's.

Significant examples:
NGC Matte Proof-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 605, sold along with Proof examples of a 1914 Quarter Eagle, Half Eagle, and Eagle Eagle for a total of $129,950.00

Proof (illustrated above).  Ex - Trompeter collection

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8029, not illustrated, sold for $1,955.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8028, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00  From the Conrad Sommers Collection

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 960, sold for $1,552.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8027, not illustrated, sold for $839.50

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1428, not plated, sold for $552.00

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