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    1907 Flat Rim High Relief Twenty, AU58
    Impressive Surfaces

    1907 $20 High Relief, Flat Rim AU58 PCGS. CAC. Even today, more than a century after his death, Augustus Saint-Gaudens remains the most famous artist to have been associated with American coins. Even lower-graded examples of his High Relief twenty dollar cannot fail to inspire those who view such coins. The forward-striding figure of Liberty remains a potent force for America at the dawn of what would prove to be "The American Century." Flat Rim coins are much scarcer than their Wire Rim counterparts, and this piece shows an almost complete absence of any extruded metal on the rim. This is an impressive example of this artistically inspired coin. The figure of Liberty shows only the slightest trace of friction and there are no singularly noticeable or mentionable contact marks on either side. Prominent reddish patina is seen throughout.(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9136)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    17th-20th Thursday-Sunday
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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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