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    1907 Flat Rim High Relief Twenty, AU Details

    1907 $20 High Relief, Flat Rim -- Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. The artistic merit of the High Relief twenty is undeniable and has been recognized as America's most beautiful coin for generations. This is an example of the later revision, the Flat Rim variant. The Mint was not able to solve the problem of "finning" (wire rim) until early December, after which the so-called "Flat Rim" coins were produced. This means, of course, that the Flat Rim High Reliefs are many times scarcer than their Wire Rim counterparts. This is an overbright example that shows only slight evidence of actual handling. The strike details are fully impressed on each side. This coin represents good value for the grade and price.
    From The San Juan Collection.


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

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    December, 2018
    13th-14th Thursday-Friday
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