1897 $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle or Coronet double eagle gold coin, San Francisco mint, designed by James Barton Longacre (Pennsylvania, 1794-1869). Head of Liberty wearing a coronet, inscribed "Liberty", surrounded by thirteen stars, representative of the original states, and the year of issue, obverse. A heraldic eagle, holding a double ribbon inscribed "E Pluribus Unum" and an olive branch and arrows with thirteen stars, arranged as a halo, together with an arc of rays surrounding the motto "In God We Trust", with "United States of America" and "Twenty Dollars" above and below, reverse. Reeded edge. 34mm, .900 purity, 33.436 grams. CONDITION: Extremely Fine/About Uncirculated.
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