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    Intricately Detailed MS63 Wire Rim High Relief Twenty

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS63 NGC. Rich orange-gold color covers the bright satin-like finish of this coin that is commonly known as "the most beautiful coin ever struck." The striking details are intricately detailed, this coin having fully benefited from the five blows from the Mint's hydraulic press. The only mentionable distractions are an irregularity in the upper right obverse field from a couple of shallow planchet flaws, and a thin scratch across the sun on the reverse. The wire rim on the obverse is especially noticeable, high, and even around that side. An exceptional value for the collector.(#9135) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9135)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2005
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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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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