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    Near-Gem 1907 High Relief Double Eagle

    1907 $20 High Relief, Flat Rim MS64 NGC. This is a sharply detailed satin near-Gem with brilliant yellow-gold surfaces. A small toning spot is hidden in Liberty's upper hair details. The obverse and reverse each have extensive and heavy die polishing lines in the fields. Both sides have strong design motifs with only the usual weakness along the lower obverse border. Many of the characteristics of the so-called proof High Relief double eagles can be seen on this example, although it is obviously not a proof strike. This is a highly desirable piece that just misses the Gem grade category.(Registry values: N7079) (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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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