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$20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Type 2 (1866-1876)
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The $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Type 2, minted between 1866 and 1876, is a significant piece of American numismatic history. This gold coin, composed of 90% gold and 10% copper, contains approximately 0.9675 troy ounces of pure gold. It features the iconic Liberty Head design by James B. Longacre, with Lady Liberty's profile on the obverse, adorned with a coronet inscribed with the word "LIBERTY." The reverse showcases a heraldic eagle with a shield, clutching an olive branch and arrows, symbolizing peace and strength. Above the eagle, the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" was added to the Type 2 design following the Civil War. The coin also includes the denomination "TWENTY D." This coin is not only valuable for its gold content but also for its historical significance, as it represents a pivotal era in American history. Collectors and investors highly prize the $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Type 2 for its artistry, rarity, and historical importance.
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