1907 $20 High Relief, Flat Rim MS61 NGC....
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Bright and Satiny
Refinement continued even after the design and models were turned over to the Mint for production. Once striking began, it was quickly seen that the massive pressure these coins were struck with produced an extruded rim around each side. Mint employees strove to eliminate the wire rim, but were seldom completely able to and most High Reliefs show some remnant of the "fin" or wire rim. This particular coin shows very little of it and close examination is required. The bright, satiny yellow-gold surfaces show a few scattered contact marks, explaining the grade. However, the overall appearance is quite nice and the coin is suggestive of an even higher grade.(Registry values: N4719) (PCGS# 9136)
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Revised Edition by James L. Halperin, Mark R. Borckardt, Mark Van Winkle, Jon Amato, and Gregory J. Rohan, with special contributor David W. Akers
The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens is an issue-by-issue examination of these two artistically inspired series of gold coins.
Each date and mintmark is reviewed with up-to-date information, much of which has never been previously published. The book is based on
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