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1907 High Relief Double Eagle, Flat Rim
1907 $20 High Relief, Flat Rim, MS64 NGC. CAC. Ex: Simpson.
The High Relief Saint-Gaudens double eagle is one of the most
internationally famous issues in American numismatics. Acclaimed
sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens was the designer, but he died in
August 1907, and his assistant Henry Hering assumed the task of
completing models. Production delays and the high relief resulted
in a late 1907 mintage of only 12,367 pieces. Those coins were
struck only after an order by President Theodore Roosevelt to
"begin the new issue even if it takes you all day to strike one
piece." Most were promptly saved, since their significance was
immediately recognized. A majority exhibit a wire rim, but the
present Choice example shows only a hint of a wire rim, along the
reverse margin. The well-preserved orange-gold surfaces are nicely
struck and display excellent eye appeal.
MS64, Exceptionally Smooth for the Grade
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9136)
Weight: 33.44 grams
Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
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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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