1927-D $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle 

By: Mobin

The Denver Mint only struck 180,000 of the 1927-D Double Eagles, far below the over one million pieces for other dates.

 Low Output  

It's estimated that only around 3,000 examples of the 1927-D $20 gold coins still exist, making them very scarce. 

Surviving Pieces 

There are less than 100 known specimens grading Mint State, highlighting the challenge in finding uncirculated quality.

High Grade

In gem uncirculated MS65 condition, the 1927-D Double Eagle carries a value over $100,000 USD.

MS65 Value

The coins depict a striding Liberty design by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, used on $20 gold from 1907 to 1933.

Design History

A PCGS graded MS66 1927-D $20 gold coin sold in 2012 for an astounding $1.92 million at public auction. 

Record Sale

The low mintage and tiny surviving population makes the 1927-D a famous key date Double Eagle twenty dollar gold coin.

Key Date 

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