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    MS62 1907 High Relief Twenty
    Bold Wire Rim

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS62 NGC. A true American classic, the Saint-Gaudens double eagle design has persisted from its 1907 origins to the present day, never losing its popularity. This is an MS62 Wire Rim example of the issue that started America's love for the coin, the iconic High Relief twenty. Both sides show a prominent wire rim (most visible at the upper obverse) that frames moderately patinated and strongly lustrous apricot-gold surfaces. A light scrape over the front of the eagle's wings contributes to the grade, while three copper spots, the largest and deepest near 9 o'clock on the obverse rim, supply a pedigree marker.(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
    March, 2012
    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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