1909 P Saint Gaudens Gold $20 Double Eagle : 9 Over 8

With Motto - In God We Trust

Mintage: N/A
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.):
1909/8 Saint Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle - Twenty Dollars - 9 Over 8
One major variety is the 1909/8 Saint Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle. This variety features a 1909 date struck over an 1908 date. This variety can easily be identified by observing the bottom-left portion of the second "9" in the 1909 date - parts of the underlying "8" is visible within the "9". Very subtle parts of the underlying "8" can be seen just to the bottom-right and top-left portion of the "9" as well. Depicted below is a closeup example image of the 1909/8 (9 Over 8) overdate:

1909/8 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle $20 - 9 Over 8 Overdate - Closeup Example Image
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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-63)
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MELT VALUE: $1134.42


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