United States $20 St. Gaudens
Grade: Mint State 65
Actual Gold Content: .9675 troy ounce
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MS65 $20 St. Gaudens gold coins are a compelling gold investment for those seeking to maximizing the opportunity for additional upside potential through the possibility of premium expansion while maintaining base exposure to the gold price itself. Price performance for the MS65 $20 St. Gaudens is most closely mirrored by the MS64 $20 Liberty. According to PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Company), MS65 $20 St. Gaudens have a known population of slightly less than 150,000 coins.
The following graph displays a twenty year price performance history for the MS65 $20 St. Gaudens gold coins, along with the gold price.
MS65 $20 Saint Gaudens, like their counterparts, saw cycle lows in terms of their premiums to underlying gold value in 2019. Their highest rarity levels were achieved during Y2K and the 2008/9 Financial Crisis. The graph below shows the fifteen-year premium performance for the MS65 $20 St. Gaudens relative to its underlying gold content value. The premium as listed on the y (vertical)-axis should be read as a multiplier of the spot gold price. In other words, a coin premium of 2.00 is equal to double the gold price, and a coin premium of 3.00 is equal to three times the gold price. Cycle lows have shown premiums as low as 1.30 (30%) over gold, while recent highs in 2009 saw premiums at 3x gold. Due to broad increases in physical gold demand over the past year, premiums on the MS65 $20 St. Gaudens have once again turned upward.