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    Lustrous, High-End MS63 High Relief Twenty

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS63 ANACS. The finely granular surfaces are covered with the usual soft mint frost that is common to all High Relief twenties. While ANACS does not distinguish Wire Rim and Flat Rim coins, this is definitely a Wire Rim. This "fin" is pronounced on each side and shows occasional flattening or interruptions in the flow of the extruded metal, this undoubtedly being one of the explanations for the MS63 grade. Otherwise, there are a few widely scattered contact marks that also explain the grade, but at first glance this piece appears much finer than the stated grade.
    From The Lewis (Tahoe) 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
    June, 2006
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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