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    1907 Saint-Gaudens Twenty, MS62
    High Relief, Wire Rim

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS62 NGC. The celebrated High Relief Saint-Gaudens double eagle has often been called the most beautiful U.S. coin. The tiny mintage of 12,367 pieces was divided between the Wire Rim and Flat Rim varieties, with the Wire Rims produced first, and in larger quantities. This attractive MS62 example shows the basined fields and high relief of the central devices in extraordinary detail. Like most examples seen, the peripheral elements show a touch of softness. The pleasing yellow-gold surfaces show few signs of contact and the vibrant mint luster adds to the considerable eye appeal.(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.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
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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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