The 1923 Saint-Gaudens double eagles have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these gold coins.

1923 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Specifications

Type: Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle
Year: 1923
Face Value: $20.00
Composition: 90% gold, 10% copper
Gold Weight: .9675 oz.
Total Weight: 33.436 grams
Current Gold Bullion Value: $1,970.66

The US minted the 1923 Saint-Gaudens double eagle with no mint mark and also the 1923 D Saint-Gaudens double eagle. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the obverse side of the coin above the date.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1923 Philadelphia 566,000
1923 D Denver 1,702,250

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in gold. The gold melt value for this coin is $1,970.66 as of February 28, 2024. This melt value is calculated from the current gold spot price of $2,036.86 per ounce.

The 1923 Saint-Gaudens double eagle with no mint mark is worth around $2,200 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $2,225. In uncirculated condition the price is around $2,300 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $2,375.

The 1923 D Saint-Gaudens double eagle is worth around $2,200 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $2,225. In uncirculated condition the price is around $2,300 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $2,375.

Grading System

Very fine- Liberty's legs and toes show minor wear. The bald eagle's feathers and left wing are worn.

Extremely fine- The drapery lines on Liberty's chest are visible. There is wear on Liberty's left breast, knee, and below. The bald eagle's feathers on its right wing and breast are bold.

MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.

MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle
1922 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle