Saint Gaudens Gold Coin Values

Saint Gaudens gold coin values have risen above $1,238 each. Containing nearly one ounce of gold, the price of the precious metal forms this high base value.

Saint Gaudens Twenty Dollar Gold Coin

Additionally, there are several rare dates and mint marks. For example, the 1908-S and 1925-S, when brought to auction, often trade for many thousands of dollars. The value chart highlights these rare coins.

Also, collector demand for "Uncirculated" examples of this majestic coin help raise the value above the minimum.

The St. Gaudens gold coin pictured, a lustrous coin, showing no signs of wear, is worth over $1,295 because of its condition.

Determining your coin is in this state of preservation quickly moves Saint Gaudens gold coin values higher. Further down the page, how to evaluate condition is covered in more detail.

Saint Gaudens Gold Coin Values and What Dealers Pay

Except for the rare dates, circulated and worn St. Gaudens are worth close to gold value. Reserving the best prices for Uncirculated gold. Examine your coins and the chart closely.

Saint Gaudens
Gold Coin Values

  Condition of Coin
Date Very Fine Extremely
1907 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,305
1908 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1908 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,305
With Motto Variety 1908-1932
1908 $1,250 $1,267 $1,309 $1,364
1908 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,305
1908 S $1,495 $2,911 $4,293 $9,053
1909 $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,305
1909 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $3,111
1909 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,295
1910 $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,305
1910 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,295
1910 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,295
1911 $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,295
1911 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,295
1911 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,295
1912 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1913 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1913 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1913 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,270 $1,771
1914 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,305
1914 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1914 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1915 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1915 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1916 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1920 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1920 S Rare Rare Rare Rare
1921 Rare Rare Rare Rare
1922 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1922 S $1,238 $1,247 $1,309 $2,564
1923 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1923 D $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1924 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1924 D $1,495 $1,600 $2,975 $4,165
1924 S $1,347 $1,443 $1,564 $4,250
1925 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1925 D $1,495 $2,890 $3,995 $6,163
1925 S $1,495 $2,826 $4,562 $7,834
1926 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1926 D ** ** $11,475 $13,855
1926 S $1,495 $1,600 $2,635 $3,542
1927 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1927 D Rare Rare Rare Rare
1927 S Rare Rare Rare Rare
1928 $1,238 $1,247 $1,259 $1,295
1929 Rare Rare Rare Rare
1930 S Rare Rare Rare Rare
1931 Rare Rare Rare Rare
1931 D Rare Rare Rare Rare
1932 Rare Rare Rare Rare
Saint Gaudens Gold Coin Values Updated 10/20/2014

The above are wholesale Saint Gaudens gold coin values. Computed from dealer's price lists with various mark-up factors figured in. They reflect closely the value you would expect to receive when selling.

Variations in value do occur subject to subtle grading points, collector demands and dealer needs. For more background information, see how value listings in the Coin Value Guide are determined.

Printable Coin Values Worksheet

Print the handy Coin Values Worksheet to list your coins and record their values. Should you decide to sell... use the worksheet as an invoice and packing slip when sending coins through the mail to dealers. It indicates you have done your coin values homework, very important with today's high values.

St. Gaudens Values are Conditional

Collectors and dealers avidly pursue gold coins, searching for ones in the finest condition. They evaluate each coin in a process known as "Grading." As a coin circulates through commerce it progresses through different stages of wear and loss of detail, each is assigned a grade.

Most St. Gaudens gold is collected in the "Uncirculated" grade, accordingly these examples are worth a premium. Is your coin "Uncirculated," or slightly worn and in the "About Uncirculated" grade? Finding accurate Saint Gaudens gold coin values hinges on judging the difference.

An Uncirculated coin shows no signs of wear and no break in the luster. Rotate your coin at different angles, under a light, the luster radiates out from the center, covering the entire surface.

An About Uncirculated coin suffers from handling that quickly removes luster from the highest points of the design. This light wear has a slightly dull appearance. Compare your coins to the grading image.

Saint Gaudens Twenty Dollar Gold Coin Grading

The distinction between Uncirculated and About Uncirculated is subtle. Because of the expertise required to grade accurately, and the different Saint Gaudens gold coin values from one grade to the next, most are submitted to a grading service.

Collectors and dealers consider PCGS and NGC as leaders in coin grading services. Seek their advice. They both authenticate and grade your coin. The small fee you pay provides assurance you understand and receive the full value of your coin.

The prominence of NGC and PCGS within the collecting community is evident by touring a few sites. Check a few rare coin dealers' listings, look for those offering twenty dollar gold coins similar to yours. Their listings and prices include a notation of the NGC or PCGS assigned grade. Additionally, these coin dealers are potential buyers of your coins.

Finding the Valuable Mintmarks

Saint Gaudens Twenty Dollar Gold Coin Mintmark Location

Find the mintmark on the obverse, just above the date.

Three different mints produced St. Gaudens gold and mint marks were place on coins by the branch mints to indicate origin.

The Mint in Denver Colorado used a "D" mintmark, the San Francisco Mint in California used an "S".

The main mint in Philadelphia Pennsylvania did not place a mintmark on coins. Examine your coins, as the mintmarked issues often have higher values.

The popularity of the design drives Saint Gaudens gold coin values. This coin is always in demand by collectors. Handle your coin carefully by the edges to preserve its value.

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