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    1907 Twenty Dollar, MS63
    High Relief, Wire Rim

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS63 NGC. The figure of Liberty seen on the High Relief double eagle is clearly based on the monumental work of General W.T. Sherman being led by the same figure of Liberty. At the time the Sherman was unveiled, some saw an ambiguity in the pairing of Sherman the Destroyer with a messenger of peace. As adapted to the twenty dollar gold piece, there is no ambiguity present. The figure of Liberty strides confidently forward into the future, clutching an olive branch in one hand the torch of freedom in the other. This is a deeply impressed example whose satiny luster has a noticeable accent of reddish patina over each side. Only the slightest contact marks can be discerned with a magnifier.
    From The Renz Family Collection of $20 Gold Coins.(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, 2017
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
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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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