Number of Required Coins : 58

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 64.770

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Thanks to the California Gold Rush, America had enough gold in 1849 to contemplate a brand new denomination – the $20 Double Eagle. James Barton Longacre set to work creating dies for this massive coin that contained nearly a full ounce of gold. Longacre’s design lasted 58 years, with only minor modifications – one of the longest running series in American numismatics. A complete date set is easy and relatively inexpensive to assemble, with one exception – the elusive, low-mintage 1886. High-grade sets are a real challenge, especially in the earlier dates, where higher weights reflect the rarity of Mint State examples. When you’re done with this set, you’ll have 58 coins, nearly 57 ounces of pure gold, and an impressive collection that even non-numismatists can appreciate.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 AWA Collection Click to view Set Images 100.00% 63.77 63.77
2 Harry W. Bass 100.00%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 61.093
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 61.093
61.09
61.09
3 Louis Eliasberg Click to view Set Images 100.00%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 3
Weighted GPA 58.087
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 58.087
58.09
58.09
4 wineguy 98.28%
Retired on 8/2/2008
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 58.908
% Complete 98.28%
Set Rating 56.944
58.91
56.94
5 Siegfried's Gold Click to view Set Images 98.28%
Retired on 2/21/2008
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 56.617
% Complete 98.28%
Set Rating 54.730
56.62
54.73
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 AWA Collection Click to view Set Images 100.00% 63.77 63.77
2 Waynes World 98.28% 55.92 54.06
3 Alcon Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 87.93% 50.64 42.57
4 allin1treasures Click to view Set Images 75.86% 57.30 39.90
5 Abunai Kats Click to Contact Owner 63.79% 52.44 35.16
6 FABG $20 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 55.17% 57.55 28.35
7 StielCollection (2) Click to Contact Owner 50.00% 58.87 26.82
8 CBM.CLS(ASCP)SBB Click to Contact Owner 50.00% 62.02 24.81
9 kaitpp Click to Contact Owner 46.55% 50.33 22.37
10 allin1treasures (2) 41.38% 53.92 21.17
11 The Old West Collection Click to Contact Owner 24.14% 44.43 12.67
12 Cavalier Liberty Date Set Click to view Set Images 22.41% 62.77 12.32
13 ec2285 Click to view Set Images 22.41% 48.79 08.67
14 myoyster53 17.24% 62.86 06.75
15 King Gold Set Click to view Set Images 13.79% 45.18 05.69
16 jcheng Click to view Set Images 12.07% 59.50 04.85
17 Michael Wachs Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 12.07% 62.28 04.15
18 thelondoncoincompany Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 13.79% 42.52 03.46
19 The Coin Ministry Click to Contact Owner 5.17% 58.00 02.36
20 Berns Double Eagle Collection 1.72% 64.00 00.71