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||DOUBLE EAGLES - SAINT-GAUDENS, MOTTO
||NGC MS 63
The 1920 is one of the last Philadelphia Saints to be minted in lower quantities, just 228,250, making this a somewhat more valuable yet underappreciated issue. The hoards of Philadelphia coins minted and still extant from 1922-1928, make most collectors view Philadelphia coins from the 1920s as common. This decade marks an unusual situation that affects this series and most gold series in that many of the coins were never circulated, so many were melted when they were confiscated in 1933. The 1921, 1929, 1931 and 1932 are far rarer coins than their mintage would suggest.