20 Dollars, United States, 1927-S

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Description
United States Mint, San Francisco. Obverse: Liberty striding towards the viewer, bearing olive branch and torch. Reverse: Eagle in flight above the sun. Over three million double eagles poured out of the San Francisco branch mint in 1927. All but a dozen or so were eventually melted.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1927
mint
U.S. Mint, San Francisco
maker
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 34 mm; 1 11/32 in
ID Number
1985.0441.1524
catalog number
1985.0441.1524
accession number
1985.0441
Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
United States Double Eagle
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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