Decades ago, the heavily melted 1924-S double eagle was considered to be one of, if not the rarest Saint-Gaudens issue. A modest migration from Europe over the past thirty years now places this issue as a median scarcity in the series, being very similar in both overall population and condition rarity to the 1924-D. Survivors tend to range in grade from AU 58 to MS63.
This green-golden example displays signs of modest circulation and a few minor handling marks overall. Several die cracks are also visible: one through the top of the torch, a vertical one through the eagle's beak, and a curving crack from the center of the sun up through the US of TRUST. A fully original example. (PCGS 9179) Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated
Coins and Banknotes
Auction terms and conditions