double eagle

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double eagle

n
(Historical Terms) a former US gold coin, having a nominal value of 20 dollars

dou′ble ea′gle


n.
a U.S. gold coin issued from 1849 to 1933 and equal to 20 dollars.
[1840–50, Amer.]

double eagle

- Three strokes under par on a single golf hole. Also known as an albatross.
See also related terms for par.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double eagle - (golf) a score of three strokes under par on a hole
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
score - a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
2.double eagle - a former gold coin in the United States worth 20 dollars
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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He designed a mantelpiece for Cornelius Vanderbilt and also the ten and twenty dollar gold pieces for the US mint.
With a cargo of at least 20,000 Twenty Dollar gold pieces, I would expect that the coins would fetch an average of between $6,000 and $9,000 each based on the sale of the coins from the shipwrecks of the Central America and Brother Jonathan, and the enhanced value from the amazing story of this particular ship," Kagin stated.