The 2 oz Silver $20 Saint Gaudens round pays tribute to one of the most rare and beautiful coins ever produced in America. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt commissioned the famous sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens to overhaul the $20 Double Eagle gold coin in the style of ultra high-relief ancient Greek coins. However, these ultra high-relief coins proved to be virtually impossible to strike in large quantities, and the project was scrapped after a scant 20-30 of them were made. Engravers attempted to scale back the coin’s depth further to a “High Relief” version, but these also proved too difficult to strike efficiently. Finally, in 1907, the U.S. Mint decided to make the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle in standard relief, which were produced in mass quantities until 1933.
Today, the Intaglio Mint 2 oz Silver Saint Gaudens Round celebrates the high relief $20 Saint which the US Mint attempted to produce. This Silver Saint Gaudens round is intricately sculpted in high relief from 2 oz .999 pure silver. Each round is a substantial 6 mm thick with a beautiful reeded edge. Add one of these exquisite and historic rounds to your collection today!
The obverse features the full-length image of Lady Liberty, akin to the design created by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1907. She is featured striding boldly out from the rising sun and the nation’s Capitol with her robe and hair billowing behind her. She holds a torch high in her right hand to provide a guiding light for the nation, while her left hand grasps the olive branch of peace. “LIBERTY” is inscribed within a ring of 50 stars.
The reverse is reminiscent of the original $20 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle coin. A left-facing eagle is depicted in flight in front of a rising sun’s rays. “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, “TWO TROY OUNCES”, and the round’s weight and purity are inscribed around the image.
Each 2 oz Silver Saint Gaudens round was produced at the privately-held Intaglio Mint. Intaglio is renowned for being a leader in the superior design and production of bullion that commemorates events, places, and iconic figures throughout history. Its experienced team of artisans combines high-grade materials and meticulous craftsmanship to create stunning, exquisite pieces that perfectly intersect the worlds of art and investment. When you buy a piece from Intaglio Mint, you’re not only making a fine addition to your precious metals portfolio, but you are also adding a beautiful, memorable keepsake that will be appreciated for generations to come.
Your 2 oz Silver Saint Gaudens round arrives in a protective flip. Orders of 10 or more coins come in tubes.Place your secure order online now by clicking on the product and selecting “add to cart”. Or, speak to one of our knowledgeable, friendly customer service representatives at 800-313-3315.
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|Metal Content||2 troy oz|
|Metals Purity||.999 Fine Silver|
|Product Series||Modern Tribute|