FIRST DAY - WEST POINT STRIKE - LOW MINTAGE - LOW POP - RARE 1 OUT 874 - RARE GREEN LABEL - 30TH ANNIVERSARY - AUGUSTUS SAINT GAUDENS DESIGN - BEAUTIFUL GOLD COIN. DESIGNER: Augustus Saint Gaudens/Miley Busiek. METAL: 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver, 5.33% Copper. Authorized under the Gold Bullion Coin Act of 1985, it was first released by the United States Mint in 1986. The weight of the new bullion coin is typically used when describing American Gold Eagles.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens was an American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts generation who embodied the ideals of the American Renaissance. Raised in New York City, he traveled to Europe for further training and artistic study. Augustus designed two gold coin pieces for two different denominations.He produced these designs for the US Mint between 1905 and 1907 while the Mint was under the reins of Chief Engraver Charles E. Augustus Saint-Gaudens March 1, 1848, Dublin, Ireland - August 3, 1907, Cornish, NH. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins". The seller is "smdcollectibles" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.