1907 $20 Saint (Regular Strike)

Series: St. Gaudens $20 1907-1933

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

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PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS #:
9141
Designer:
Augustus Saint Gaudens
Edge:
Lettered
Diameter:
34.00 millimeters
Weight:
33.40 grams
Mintage:
361,667
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 90,833 R-2.0 2 / 3 45 / 54
60 or Better 55,833 R-2.4 2 / 3 44 / 54
65 or Better 6,000 R-3.8 2 / 3 44 / 54
Survival Estimate
All Grades 90,833
60 or Better 55,833
65 or Better 6,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.0
60 or Better R-2.4
65 or Better R-3.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 2 / 3
60 or Better 2 / 3
65 or Better 2 / 3
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 45 / 54
60 or Better 44 / 54
65 or Better 44 / 54

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade

Fox Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS67+ PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade  
	PCGS #9141 (MS) 67

Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 10/2015:90, $42,594 - Heritage 4/2016:4846, $44,650

3 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 11/2006:2757, $42,550

3 MS67 PCGS grade

John Kutasi Collection - Heritage 1/2007:3260, $37,375

3 MS67 PCGS grade  
	PCGS #9141 (MS) 67

D.L. Hansen Collection

3 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2011:7685, $60,375 - Midsouthcoin Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

3 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2013:4611, $47,000

3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #1 MS68 PCGS grade

Fox Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#2 MS67+ PCGS grade
 
	PCGS #9141 (MS) 67 
#3 MS67 PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 10/2015:90, $42,594 - Heritage 4/2016:4846, $44,650

MS67 PCGS grade #3 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 11/2006:2757, $42,550

#3 MS67 PCGS grade

John Kutasi Collection - Heritage 1/2007:3260, $37,375

 
	PCGS #9141 (MS) 67 
#3 MS67 PCGS grade

D.L. Hansen Collection

#3 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2011:7685, $60,375 - Midsouthcoin Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#3 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2013:4611, $47,000

#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Being the first year of issue, the 1907 was widely saved as a souvenir or novelty and therefore many exist in very choice or even gem Mint State. There are also some pieces known that are truly superb, if not close to perfection. Below MS-65, this issue is really no problem to locate and gems, although scarce, can generally be found with only a little effort.

After Charles Barber made his "technical improvements" on Saint-Gaudens' original design, the relief was "flattened" significantly giving this issue (and the other No Motto issues as well) the appearance of being weakly struck, especially on Miss Liberty. Actually, the strike is generally quite sharp; it is just that the dies lacked the proper detail. Lustre on this issue is usually good but is slightly subdued (as on most of the early issues) in comparison to the later (after 1920) issues. The surfaces are the 'soft" frosty type seen on most early Saint-Gaudens pieces, particularly the Philadelphia Mint issues. Color varies greatly on this issue from a greenish gold to medium orange. Some rose gold and even coppery gold examples also exist.