1907 Saint Gaudens Gold $20 Double Eagle : High Relief - Roman Numerals MCMVII - Wire Rim

No Motto - In God We Trust

Mintage: 12,367
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Augustus Saint Gaudens
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper

Diameter: 34 mm
Mass / Weight: 33.44 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1907 High Relief Wire Rim - Saint Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle - Twenty Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1907 High Relief $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle. One variety features a "Wire Rim" (as depicted above) while the other featured a "Flat Rim". All High Relief coins feature the MCMVII Roman Numeral date.

The Wire Rim variety features a very thin and raised rim at the very outer rim of the coin - whereas the Flat Rim variety does not have this thin raised wire rim. In order for a coin to qualify as "Wire Rim" - the raised wire rim needs to be present through the entire circumference of the coin. The difference between the Wire Rim vs Flat Rim is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1907 High Relief - Flat Rim vs Wire Rim - $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-69)
---$10,335$11,597$12,523$16,139$25,651-

The 1907 Saint Gaudens Gold $20 Double Eagle (High Relief - Roman Numerals MCMVII - Wire Rim Variety) is worth $10,335 in average condition and can be worth $16,139 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $1217.06







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