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    1926 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, MS67
    Tied for Finest at PCGS

    1926 $20 MS67 PCGS. From a mintage of less than a million pieces, the 1926 Saint-Gaudens double eagle is surprisingly easy to locate, in absolute terms, but it is still underrated compared to the 1924, 1927, and 1928 issues. The 1926 becomes quite scarce at the MS66 grade level, however, and finer coins are prime condition rarities.

    The coin offered here is a magnificent Superb Gem, with sharply detailed design elements throughout and radiant frosty mint luster on both sides. The impeccably preserved yellow and orange-gold surfaces augment the incredible visual appeal. This coin should find a home in the finest collection or Registry Set. Population: 5 in 67, 0 finer (11/15).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26GD, PCGS# 9183)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    6th-11th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse and Steven Duckor Collections
    Revised Edition by Roger Burdette, and edited by James L. Halperin and Mark Van Winkle

    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles is an issue-by-issue examination of this 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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