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    MCMVII High Relief Twenty
    Wire Rim, Uncirculated Details

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim -- Cleaning -- PCGS Genuine. Unc. Details. A sharply struck and satiny lemon-gold representative of the famous and low mintage High Relief type, the subject of President Theodore Roosevelt's command to "begin the new issue, even if it takes you all day to strike one piece!" Roosevelt's "pet crime" of revamping all U.S. coinage with new designs from noted sculptors began with the double eagle. This representative is mildly bright from a cleaning, and the left obverse field is lightly abraded. A lint mark is noted through the first M in MCMVII. Devoid of wear, and always in demand for its scarcity and numismatic significance.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9135)

    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
    January, 2017
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
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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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