The 2009 Ultra High Relief Saint-Gaudens $20 gold piece debuts on this page at right. Most noticeable is how little sales have risen since more than 40,000 were snapped up in the first four days of sales.
Milestone passed by 2009 UHR gold Saint
Sales of the Ultra High Relief Saint-Gaudens gold $20 hardly moved this week. The total increased by fewer than 1,000 pieces, but the 60,000 level has been breached. That means collectors have ponied up between $72 million and $80 million.
New Ultra High Relief on display at ANA convention in Baltimore
Collectors will be treated to a first look at the 2009 Ultra-High-Relief Saint-Gaudens $20 gold piece July 30 at the U.S. Mint booth at the American Numismatic Association
Scarcity of blanks may slow delivery of high relief $20
Sales were set to begin for the Ultra-High-Relief Saint-Gaudens gold $20 Jan. 22 just as this issue of Numismatic News was going to press.
Mint botches delivery of new High Relief
The potential waiting time for the new $20 gold Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief is a result of the Mint’s total inability to understand the market and the coin collecting community. Add a dash of marketeering greed on top of that for a variable.