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    1907 High Relief Twenty, MS63
    Complete Wire Rim Around the Obverse

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS63 NGC. The extruded metal, also known as a wire rim, or in Mint parlance a "fin" or "burr" completely surrounds the obverse of this High Relief, and is much less-pronounced on the reverse but still apparent around half that side. The subtle glow of satiny mint luster adds considerably to the overall appeal of this MS63. We see no overt marks that detract from the appearance and grade of this piece; well, maybe one, a small cluster of ticks below the eagle's head, but this is slight in the overall scheme of things. Moderate reddish patina is present on each side of this fully struck and highly attractive High Relief.(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
    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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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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