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    Unc Details 1907 High Relief Twenty
    Uncommon Flat Rim Coin

    1907 $20 High Relief, Flat Rim -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. Unc. As a Flat Rim representative with a minimal wire edge, this High Relief twenty is part of an elusive minority. It also offers an intriguing opportunity for collectors who otherwise would be hard-pressed to obtain an example of the famous coinage type. While the yellow-gold luster shows disturbances from cleaning, particularly on the reverse, the sculptural central devices remain beautifully detailed and unworn. Imperfect yet still majestic, and still as bold an artistic statement as when it was made more than a century ago.
    Ex: ANA 1980 (Steve Ivy), lot 428.
    From The Dr. John Y. Harper, Jr. Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9136)

    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
    March, 2012
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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