Background: The Corum Coin watch was created in 1964 and is one of the most recognized pieces of the Corum brand. The ultra-flat movement is set in an authentic gold $20 Double Eagle Coin. The bezel and bracelet of this watch is made of 18K gold, the dial and case back is made of a Liberty Head Double Eagle coin which was sliced in half to fit the movement. The Liberty Double Head is known to be approximately 90% gold and 10% copper, which is approximately equivalent to 22K.
This watch has been worn by numerous U.S. Presidents and prominent personalities alike.