1909 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 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-63)
---$2,223$2,258$2,292$2,641$6,376-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1909 Saint Gaudens Gold $20 Double Eagle (9 Over 8 Variety) is worth $2,223 in average condition and can be worth $2,641 to $6,376 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $1247.73





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