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Medal: US Large St. Gaudens Novelty Piece  1907
Medal: US Large St. Gaudens Novelty Piece 1907

The St. Gaudens $20 gold piece is often heralded as 'America's most beautiful coin.' It is the subject of countless copies, reproductions, and replicas. The real coin (see this CoinQuest page [Press Here] for information) is very valuable. The copies, reproductions, and replicas are not valuable.

Requester June describes her coin as '3 inches wide,' so it is certainly not a genuine $20 gold piece. This novelty item is made of gilded zinc and weighs a few ounces, making it one of the classier reproductions. They sell on eBay for a few US dollars.

Coin: 17648 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: June Scoltt, Fri, 22-Aug-2014 22:18:22 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 23-Aug-2014 14:24:48 GMT
Requester description: 1907 3 inches wide. Round 1907 St. Gaudens Gold Double Eagle $20 Gold Piece. Has raised walking liberty & double eagle. $20 Gold coin LIBERTY MCMVII
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TWENTY DOLLARS
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