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St. Gaudens $20 Gold with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1907-1932)

Number of Required Items

53
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

68.173

The $20 St. Gaudens - so called because the designer's name was Augustus St. Gaudens - was first introduced in 1907 with Roman numerals at the date and a high relief design. Later in 1907, the design was modified with the normal date (called an Arabic date) and much lower relief. Late in 1908 the motto "In God We Trust" was added to the reverse. The $20 St. Gaudens is one of the most popular coins in the world due to its beautiful design. Collectors who would never have the inclination (or the bankroll!) to build a complete set will inevitably buy at least one $20 "Saint." Private ownership of gold was outlawed in the 1930s and many coins that had not been released were melted. This created many great rarities within the series. The key issues include the 1907 High Relief (MCMVII), 1908-S, 1920-S, 1921, 1924-D, 1924-S, 1925-D, 1925-S, 1926-D, 1927-D (a major rarity), 1927-S, 1929, 1930-S, 1931, 1931-D, and 1932. The 1933 date is also a great rarity and controversy rages even today as to whether this issue is legal to own.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Simpson 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 66.12 66.68 66.68
2 Dr. and Mrs. Steven L. Duckor Collection 2002 2003 2004 100.00% 65.82 R 66.07 66.07
3 Fox Collection 100.00% 65.47 65.64 65.64
4 D. L. Hansen 100.00% 64.97 65.06 65.06
5 Dr. & Mrs. Steven L. Duckor $20 Saint- Gaudens (second set) 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 UPDATED 98.11% 66.14 R 66.91 64.28

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 Simpson 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2014 2015 2016 100.00% 66.12 66.68 66.68
2 Fox Collection 100.00% 65.47 65.64 65.64
3 D. L. Hansen 100.00% 64.97 65.06 65.06
4 A & A Saints Collection 2015 2016 UPDATED 98.11% 65.78 66.17 63.57
5 midsouthcoin 98.11% 65.30 65.47 62.89
6 Lifetime Achievement Saint Set 98.11% 64.01 64.01 61.49
7 Tom's #1 St. Gaudens $20's 98.11% 63.15 63.15 60.67
8 Mollie's Gold 83.02% 64.04 64.05 48.41
9 Auric Enterprises 84.91% 64.64 64.65 48.36
10 O'Branovich Collection 88.68% 58.34 58.34 47.77
11 Tony's Bottomless Pit Collection 77.36% 63.81 63.81 45.47
12 Waynes World 79.25% 61.06 61.06 40.39
13 Bedrocks-DH-Saints 73.58% 64.08 64.08 38.35
14 The Dimitra K. and Nikhil K. Sierros Collection 73.58% 62.73 62.73 36.31
15 Deegm 66.04% 64.09 64.11 34.83
16 Tom's #2 St. Gaudens $20 Set 69.81% 62.04 62.04 32.97
17 Alcon 67.92% 63.09 63.09 32.04
18 namwaj 58.49% 63.99 63.99 30.74
19 QT921700 64.15% 63.86 63.86 29.42
20 The Saint John Collection 64.15% 62.72 62.72 29.14

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