Pre-1933 Gold

Pre-1933 Gold

St. Gaudens $20 "Double Eagle"

In late 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt criticized the ugliness of American coins, which he felt paled into insignificance in comparison to the more beautiful coins of ancient Greece. The renowned American sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens was thus asked to redesign both the $10 Indian Head "Eagle" and the $20 Saint Gaudens…

$20 Liberty Head "Double Eagle"

Minted from 1849 to 1907, the $20 Liberty Head Gold coin was the most popular and recognizable coin of its era. With a design by James B. Longacre, the obverse of the $20 liberty gold coin depicts Miss Liberty wearing a crown inscribed with the word LIBERTY. She is circled…

$10 Liberty Head "Eagle" Gold

The U.S. $10 Gold Piece (also known as the "Eagle") was one of the first American gold coins ever minted, with production beginning in 1795. The first design featured a bust of Lady Liberty wearing a turban, and depicted an eagle with a wreath on the reverse. However, these original…

$5 Liberty Head "Half Eagle" Gold

An important part of a Gold investment collection is the U.S. Five Dollar Liberty Head Half Eagle. The Half Eagle is the only U.S. coin to be struck at all of the seven U.S. mints that were in operation at the time. The coin depicted Lady Liberty with her hair…

$2.50 Liberty Head "Quarter Eagle"

One of the most affordable ways to begin investing in rare Gold coins is to start with the U.S. $2.50 Liberty Head "Quarter Eagle". This is one of the most popular coins among new investors and collectors. The production of this Liberty Head coin began in 1792 and went through…

$10 Indian Head Gold

The $10 Indian head coin, regarded by numismatists and dealers as one of the most exquisite coins ever to be minted by the United States Mint, is one of two coins designed by America's celebrated sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens; the other being the $20 Saint-Gaudens. The $10 Indian Head face shows…

$5 Indian Head Gold

Sculpted by Bela Lyon Pratt, the $5 Indian Gold Coin is one of two coins designed by this sculptor (the other being the $2.50 Indian gold coin.) President Roosevelt played an important role in the re-design of this smaller gold coin, commissioning Pratt (once a student of Augustus Saint-Gaudens) on…

$2.50 Indian Head Gold

One of just two coins designed by sculptor Bela Lyon Pratt, (the other being the $5 Indian Head), the $2.50 Indian Head is an affordable way to begin investing in rare Gold coins. In similar fashion to the $20 Saint-Gaudens gold piece, and the $5 Indian Head, President Roosevelt was…