1867 Liberty Head Double Eagle

1867 Liberty Head Double Eagle
1867 Liberty Head Double Eagle Value

Coin Info

Melt Value
$1,441.45
Country
United States
Type
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.96750 t oz
Face Value
$20 USD
Mintage
1,171,815
Issuing Mint
U.S. Mint
Year Issued
1867

More than 1.1 million 1867 Liberty Head double eagle $20 gold coins were made between the Philadelphia and San Francisco mints, with a much larger share coming from the latter. Double eagles are relatively large, heavy coins, measuring 34 millimeters across and weighing 33.44 grams. They also contain 0.9613 ounces of gold, which makes them appealing bullion investors. Numismatists appreciate the history of $20 gold coins, which were first made in 1849 – during the heat of the Gold Rush.

1867 was the first full year that the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was located on the reverse of the double eagle. While double eagles weren’t the first United States coin to contain the famous motto, they were designed in 1849 by James B. Longacre, the same individual who designed the 2 Cent coin, which in 1864 was the first to bear the motto IN GOD WE TRUST.

What follows is a look at mintages and values of 1867 Liberty Head double eagle coins:

  • 1867, 251,015; $2,000

  • 1867-S, 920,750; $2,000

  • 1867 proof, 50; $200,000

*Values are for coins in a grade of Extremely Fine 40 unless otherwise specified.

Double eagles are relatively large, heavy coins, measuring 34 millimeters across and weighing 33.44 grams. They also contain 0.9613 ounces of gold, which makes them appealing bullion investors. Numismatists appreciate the history of $20 gold coins, which were first made in 1849 – during the heat of the Gold Rush.



1867 Liberty Head Double Eagle Past Sales & Prices

1867-S $20 Liberty Gold Coin AU 50 PCGS & CAC
Sale Price: $1,832.00
Date Sold: December 21, 2015
1867-S $20 Liberty Gold Coin AU 50 PCGS & CAC
Certified US Gold $20 Liberty 1867 AU55 NGC
Sale Price: $3,477.50
Date Sold: November 04, 2015
Certified US Gold $20 Liberty 1867 AU55 NGC
1867-S $20 Gold Coin AU-53 NGC
Sale Price: $1,600.00
Date Sold: October 16, 2015
1867-S $20 Gold Coin AU-53 NGC
1867-S $20 Gold Liberty XF40 NGC
Sale Price: $1,750.00
Date Sold: September 27, 2015
1867-S $20 Gold Liberty XF40 NGC

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