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2.00 troy ounce




.999 fine






Brilliant Uncirculated


Born in Dublin, Ireland on March 1, 1848, Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s influence over American sculpture was considerable.  During his apprenticeships, he attended both Cooper Union and the National Academy of Design, studying drawing.  In 1867 he left for Europe where he studied in both Paris and Rome before returning to the U.S.

Saint-Gaudens took great interest in the “art of the coin”:  his $20 gold piece, the double eagle coin he designed for the U.S. Mint, though it was adapted for minting was first struck in 1907, in ultra-high relief (only 20 minted).  The coin took up to eleven strikes to bring up the detail.  The ultra-high relief did not strike properly and was deemed impractical for commerce.  The design was then flattened and a high-relief version was minted.  Even though it took eight strikes less, it was still considered impractical for commerce.  The coin was finally modified to a normal-relief version, which was minted from 1907-1933.  It is still considered to be one of the most beautiful American coins ever issued.


  • Contains 2 oz. Troy of .999 Fine Silver
  • Obverse: Lady Liberty holding a torch in one hand and an olive branch in the other, stepping forward, with an array of rays behind, and a depiction of the US Capital Building to the lower left and a surround of stars and the word “LIBERTY” across the top.
  • Reverse: “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” encircling the top of the coin, and the words “TWO TROY OUNCES” just under.  A left-facing eagle in flight below with a sun at the bottom and rays spreading across the entire field behind.

48 reviews for $20 SAINT-GAUDENS – HIGH RELIEF – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM

  1. Josh (verified owner)

    This is how a $20 Saint Gaudens high relief should look. You guys nailed it! Your blowing other Mint’s out of the water with the quality and designs of your rounds.

  2. Robert Sullivan (verified owner)

    I saw this High-Relief St Gaudens on SalivateMetal’s Youtube channel and had to get one. Now that I have it in-hand, it is AMAZING – BEAUTIFUL – FLAWLESS! I thought they’d look cool, based on the pictures here, but now that I see them and am holding one in my own hand — it’s stunningly beautiful. The font is just right, the eagle (rev) and liberty (obv) are like a perfect version. Honestly, it could not be any better! And I really like the frosted finish of the coin. I’m not sure if the planchet or the dies give it that finish, but it is about as perfect as it could be. Honestly, it is BETTER than the US Mint could produce. I’m addicted! I also bought the Mercury dime in 50mm 2 oz-t and the high-relief 39mm 2 oz-t versions, and each of them is seriously stunning! These are my new favorite rounds – and it’s not even close!

  3. Daniel Hilburn (verified owner)

    usWashington, United States

    beautiful coin!

  4. Thomas Rogers (verified owner)

    usMichigan, United States


  5. Michael I. (verified owner)

    usUnited States

    Truly beautiful, unique medals.

  6. Thomas (verified owner)

    usColorado, United States

    A beautiful coin in hand!

  7. Joe Hurst (verified owner)

    usUtah, United States

    st. gaudens is smiling…

  8. Joe Hurst (verified owner)

    usUtah, United States


  9. Lonnie Wellman (verified owner)

    usOhio, United States

    Beautiful !

  10. Mason L. (verified owner)

    usArizona, United States

    detail is fantastic.

  11. Jane H. (verified owner)

    usUnited States

    High quality beauty!

  12. Elizabeth P. (verified owner)

    usWashington, United States

  13. david (verified owner)

    usNorth Carolina, United States

    AAA company class act

  14. Brian (verified owner)

    usUnited States

    Best of the Minted Coins and even rivals that of the U.S. Mint!!

  15. julius de roma (verified owner)

    usMinnesota, United States

  16. William Magier (verified owner)

    usCalifornia, United States

    The detail is quite wonderful. Very well done. Creative changes to the lettering. The packaging was also done well.

  17. Jack T. (verified owner)

    These Intaglio St. Gaudens rounds are a true and beautiful rendering of this famous design. The high relief and remarkable artistic quality really make this round a stunning piece. It is a an honorable depiction of what I think this design should be.

  18. Robert Hare (verified owner)

    I’m blown away this company Is A+ in every way

  19. Kelly (verified owner)

    usUnited States

  20. Anonymous (verified owner)

    usUnited States

  21. Benjamin (verified owner)

    usTexas, United States

    Excellent customer service, fast shipping, well packed, PERFECT Control and Craftsmanship!

  22. Anonymous (verified owner)

    usFlorida, United States

  23. Anonymous (verified owner)

    usArizona, United States

    Love all the coins I have from Limited mintage, very high quality.

  24. Frederick Dray (verified owner)

    usConnecticut, United States

    See above.

  25. Andrew (verified owner)

    usWashington, United States

    Another Outstanding Lookalike Coin in 2oz!

  26. Edward (verified owner)

    usUnited States

  27. josh C. (verified owner)

    usOregon, United States

    Amazing details!

  28. Edward (verified owner)

    usUnited States

  29. Anonymous (verified owner)

    usFlorida, United States

    Definitely a Must Have…Great Job!

  30. Kevin G. (verified owner)

    usWashington, United States

  31. David (verified owner)

    Better than the US Mint and the rest!

  32. Robert R. (verified owner)

    usUnited States

    Excellent reproduction

  33. John M. (verified owner)

    usWisconsin, United States

    Had to add to my 1 oz Gaudens!

  34. Steven Moore (verified owner)

    usUnited States

    Sweet rounds with spectacular fields. Really feels like you have something with the 2oz heft.

  35. Manuela Giorgini (verified owner)

    itThe Marches, Italy

  36. Anonymous (verified owner)

    usUnited States

    Amazing piece at an amazing price.

  37. Guadalupe P. (verified owner)

    usTexas, United States

    Awesome! The high relief really pops. One of the most popular coins.

  38. Michael P. (verified owner)

    usNew York, United States

    Beautiful high relief details and very thick.

  39. Robert (verified owner)

    usUnited States

    Very nice.

  40. joshh.8h (verified owner)

    I can see why people pay $100 + on eBay for these I mean seriously thank you for your work Limited Mintage

  41. Anonymous (verified owner)

  42. david s. (verified owner)

    usTexas, United States

  43. Dennis (verified owner)

    This beefy silver coin brought a tear to my eye when I first held it. It seems the highest of high-reliefs. Recommended!

  44. Edward (verified owner)

  45. Jerry (verified owner)

    High Quality, very cool!

  46. Anthony A. (verified owner)

    usFlorida, United States

  47. Stephen Quesada (verified owner)

    usColorado, United States

    Great Products!!

  48. Adam Smith (verified owner)

    usCalifornia, United States

    Amazing round!

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