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Double Eagle Gold Coin

The United States twenty dollar Double Eagle gold coin is the largest denomination coin America produced prior to 1986, when the 50 dollar American Gold Eagle was released. Unlike the American Gold Eagle, which is a one troy ounce of gold generally minted for investors and coin collectors, the 20 dollar Double Eagle gold coin was minted for the purposes of being circulated and used as legal tender in the purchasing of goods and services. The Double Eagle gold coin has a storied past that paralleled expansion within the continental United States. First minted in 1849 on the heels of the rich gold discovery at Sutter’s Mill in Northern California in 1848, the Double Eagle gold coin became an iconic status symbol for westward bound adventurers looking to stake their claim to untold riches.

The initial design of the Double Eagle gold coin coincided with the coinage of that era, employing the young matron head representing liberty on the obverse, or front, of the coin and the standard American eagle in flight with the shield on the reverse, or back, of the coin. Although minor adjustments were made and rare varieties minted, this design of the Double Eagle gold coin lasted until early into the twentieth century. The second and last design of the American Double Eagle gold coin was that of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, who arguably created the most beautiful coin America has ever produced, the Saint-Gaudens twenty dollar Double Eagle gold coin. Minted between 1907 and 1933, the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coin stands as a pinnacle of design and beauty mixed with functionality.

With a forward facing walking liberty on the obverse and and eagle in flight over a sun with rays on the reverse, this Double Eagle gold coin has many specimens that are quite desirable in the numismatic world, including one of the most costliest coins in the coin collecting hobby: the 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coin, worth well into the millions due to it’s scarcity and the history of controversy surrounding the outlawed coin.

However, most of these coins still fall into the category of coins that trade for their gold content as many of these Double Eagle gold coins still persist on the open markets. At Nevada Coin & Jewelry, our coin professionals are well versed in analyzing the Double Eagle gold coin in great detail. If you have a Double Eagle gold coin and are in the market to sell, just come in to any of the Nevada Coin & Jewelry locations serving the Las Vegas Valley and let our highly respected coin experts work with you today.



East Flamingo

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Sunday Closed

West Flamingo

Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed



My friend and I came here to sell some coins and jewelry. We first saw Scott about some coins. He was very friendly and knew his stuff. Afterwards, he brought us over to Sheila who looked at our jewelry. She was also very nice and professional. We will definitely come back here again. GREAT PLACE!!!!

Susanne T.

My Aunt recently passed and she lived in the outskirts of Las Vegas. While my sister and I went through her estate we found a number of items that neither of us considered keeping, but our aunt was clear in her will that she wanted us to use her things to make a profit and in turn use that money to help our futures. We shopped around, especially not being from the area, and got a lot of negative experiences just on the phone. People were rude, uninformative, and really just gave us a feeling they wanted to rip us off. It made us think of those dirty pawn shops you “hear about”. Finally I called Nevada Coin and Jewelry and the whole day shifted! We described a few pieces of jewelry and they helped us figure out initially a general value based on the metal. Of course, they did explain the importance of actually coming in and examining the pieces individually. That level of service over the phone got us through the door. When we went to the spot we were greeted with the same level courtesy, but the professionalism when going over each item and it’s value was through the roof! They took the time to explain why each item was worth what amount and even gave us a little bit of history on the styles. At the end of the day, my sister and I walked away with a sizable amount of money to put towards my son’s college fund and my sister’s vet school. Thanks, Nevada Coin and Jewelry!

Ashleigh L.

This place is definitely recommended!!! A.J. and David are amazing…very helpful and nice people at that! I would totally consider going to this place.

Bree D.

Grateful for the Nevada Coin and Jewelry shop, I just adore it. I took some collectable figurines in and they bought them. I came out smelling like a rose. You should’ve been there to see the big smile on my face. I ran all the way home to look for some more. Can’t wait to get back! I can sure use the money!


I recently got divorced so I wanted to get rid of some of the jewelry my ex-husband got me. I found Nevada Coin and jewelry searching the web. When I called the guy that answered the phone was friendly and willing to quote me a price per gram. I went to their store on Flamingo, Avery whom I spoke to on the phone tested my items using some kind of x-ray machine. I could see that some of my jewelry was not the karat I thought (some lower some higher). He paid what he quoted on the phone no bait and switch. It took less than 15 minutes got my cash and got rid of some bad memories. I would recommend this company if you are looking to sell jewelry.

Virginia F.

Nevada Coin and Jewelry – has excellent customer service – providing las Vegas with top notch service and expertise – this is my primary coin dealers — others just can’t keep up – they are helpful and friendly – in my opinion they are the best in the south west area — so that’s my review a++++ rating – because I am a good customer – this is the best place to buy and sell gold and silver bullion.

Freddie I.

A great selection of coins and other numismatic related material. Very professional.

Staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and responsive. Building had great security to helped me feel safe in handling my items.

Great family run store. I’m well taken care of every time I show up at this location. Thank you Nick.

Wonderful experience, Nick and Laura made it seamless and stress free. Thank you! They also sell super cool items!!

What friendly staff. They help you sell your items even if they don’t have a use for it by calling other shops around the area to see if they could use it… They want you to have the best out come from selling your items. I was so happy I decided to go to them!


They took the time to help me sell my item and find an item. The staff does not rush you or pressure you into buying something. They take you on a little adventure by telling you about the items you are selling and looking at…

Miller B.