1930-S $10 MS66 PCGS....
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The Floyd Starr Specimen
Both Walter Breen and David Akers tell of a small hoard of 1930-S eagles, probably from a single roll, that was dispersed in the San Francisco area. Breen relates that one coin would be released every three years, to avoid flooding the market. This supply has presumably been exhausted, and no other hoards are known.
The coin offered here is an extraordinary specimen of this elusive date. The surfaces display amazing, bright mint luster, and all design elements are sharply defined. Wide swathes of pale lilac and rose accent the lovely yellow-gold color of the pristine surfaces. Overall visual appeal is compelling. Only six coins have been certified at the MS66 level by NGC and PCGS combined, with three finer (2/09).
Ex: Henry Chapman (10/1933), lot 10, Chapman's original 2x2 envelope included; Floyd Starr Collection (Stack's, 10/1992), ,lot 1277, Stack's flip included.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 28HA, PCGS# 8883)
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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
two extraordinary collections: The Phillip H. Morse collection and the Dr. and Mrs. Steven L. Duckor collection.
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