1849 Liberty Head Double Eagle Trial

Item No.: 8201470

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  • Exclusive, 24k gold-layered trial of a new Dollar coin!
  • Based on Historic American Coinage
  • Our artists’ interpretation of the new dollar coins

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Product description
Now you have the opportunity to own an extraordinary 24k gold-layered trial of a new dollar coin featuring the exquisite eagle design found on the reverse of the very first $20 gold piece ever struck. The U.S. Mint produced only one gold double eagle in 1849 to be presented as a pattern coin for future gold double eagles. That sole existing specimen now resides in the Smithsonian Institution and is estimated to be worth $10 to $20 million.

Designed by James B. Longacre, the Liberty Head Double Eagle features a left facing Liberty, her hair bundled and secured with a beaded tie, with a few loose curls cascading down her neck. She is encircled by thirteen six-point stars. On the reverse, a left-facing heraldic eagle appears, wings outstretched with a shield, a bundle of arrows, and an olive branch in its talons. The sole piece minted in 1849 resides at the Smithsonian Institution.

Available exclusively from American Mint, this 24k gold-layered trial is our artists’ interpretation of what the next dollar coins would look like if they were to feature heraldic eagles from classic U.S. coins of the past. This magnificent trial coin features the eagle from the first gold double eagle ever produced. Minted to the highest quality “Proof ” standard, it comes in its own protective capsule to preserve it for future generations.
Details
Limitation 9,999 complete collections Material Cu, layered in 24k gold
Weight 32 g Measures Diameter: 40 mm
Quality Proof Issue Year 2014
Reverse United States of America Obverse Liberty Head Double Eagle
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