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    Beautiful MS62 1907 High Relief, Wire Rim Twenty

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS62 PCGS. This piece might be considered a good compromise between those who must have a Mint State piece and those who desire a more affordable price. It is certain that this piece will continue to see unceasing demand, even from persons who never in their life will own another coin. This specimen shows Augustus Saint-Gaudens' design in its full majesty, and perhaps more beautifully than the grade might suggest. The luster is a bit hazy, but there are few mentionable distractions otherwise. The wire rim, created during the coining process and viewed as a flaw at the time these coins were produced, is here visible most prominently from 8 to 12 o'clock on the obverse. The surfaces are deep orange-gold. A nice coin for the grade, certified in a green-label holder.
    From The Tide Collection.(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
    October, 2006
    24th-25th Tuesday-Wednesday
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    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse and Steven Duckor Collections
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    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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