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    Near-Gem Flat Rim High Relief
    MCMVII Saint-Gaudens Twenty

    1907 $20 High Relief, Flat Rim MS64 PCGS. No American gold type is as internationally celebrated as the High Relief. Only the iron will of President Theodore Roosevelt could have been behind such an impractical issue. But before any bankers could complain that the coins would not stack, speculators removed most of the mintage of 12,367 pieces from commerce. However, most are not as nice as the present near-Gem, which has comprehensive satin luster and an unabraded appearance. The strike is impeccable, and the eye appeal is magnificent. A highlight of nearly any gold type collection.(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
    March, 2009
    28th-31st Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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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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