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- Gold $20 Double Eagle
- Coronet Head
1866 Coronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle
Liberty Head - Twenty D - With Motto
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.):
1866 was a transitional year for the $20 Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle where the design on the reverse of the coin was changed to include the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" within the circle of stars above the eagle. Depicted above is the newer "With Motto" variety featuring the motto. The Philadelphia Mint never produced a "No Motto" variety - unlike the San Francisco Mint.
USA Coin Book estimated value of 1866 Coronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle is worth $2,120 in average condition and can be worth $10,482 to $45,216 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $62,193 or more. 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: $1298.98
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