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    1907 High Relief With Slight Friction

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim--Improperly Cleaned--NCS. AU Details. The artistic beauty of the High Relief was immediately apparent to anyone who saw these pieces after they were released more than a hundred years ago. Some wanted to continue admiring them and a few ended up as pocket pieces. This appears to be such a piece. Slight friction is seen over the high points, and there are a number of tiny ticks on the wire rim. Cleaned, as one would expect, the surfaces are slightly hazy with deeper reddish patina around the devices.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9135)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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