2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin and Book
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2009 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Gold Coin (UH1) and the book (still in shrik wrap)Gold touched more than $1000 an ounce in 2008 U.S. Mint Facility: West Point, NY
Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (see the portrait above)
Description: Saint-Gaudens' Liberty, personified by a statuesque woman striding powerfully forward. Liberty is leading the way with a torch in her front hand and an olive branch in the back hand. The United States Capitol dome is also depicted in the background.
Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Description: A young eagle flying during a sunrise is depicted on the reverse. The motto, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" is on the edge of the coin, allowing a cleaner design on the obverse and reverse.
This one-ounce, 24-karat gold coin is a triumph in coin design representing the culmination - more than a century in the making - of a partnership between a renowned artist, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and a visionary leader, President Theodore Roosevelt. The coin, is a digitally reproduced version of Saint-Gaudens’ original ultra high relief 1907 Double Eagle gold piece, which was never released into circulation.On the coin’s obverse, Saint-Gaudens shows Liberty, ... read more