1931-D $20 MS66 PCGS. Ex: Price. As we intimated previously, the 1931-D is one of the most elusive and coveted dates of thi...
The Premium Gem offered in this lot displays light orange and yellow-gold coloration with subtle greenish-gold accents. As we pointed out in the introductory section of the '31-D, it is one of the better produced issues in the Saint-Gaudens series, exhibiting sharp definition on the design elements. The current specimen is no exception, as the Capitol building, stars, olive branch, leaves near the rock, and the eagle's feathers are all well delineated. Both sides radiate dazzling luster, and the surfaces on each are well preserved. A small field abrasion midway between the TY in LIBERTY and the eagle's arm serves to pedigree this coin. Population: 2 in 66, 0 finer (9/05).
From The Phillip H. Morse Collection of Saint-Gaudens Coinage.(#9193)(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 26GP, PCGS# 9193)
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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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