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    Iconic 1907 High Relief, Wire Rim Twenty
    An MS63 Mint Masterpiece

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS63 PCGS. CAC. Few coin designs have attained such universal acclaim as the High Relief Saint-Gaudens double eagle, an iconic masterpiece that is also the most sculptural coin the U.S. Mint ever released to circulation. This Select example with Wire Rim present has a lightly patinated apricot-gold cast and the signature High Relief luster, half cartwheel, half halo. The grade comes down to a wispy abrasion in the left obverse field and minuscule flattening of Liberty's knee; a handful of tiny marks in the rays below the flying eagle are of little consequence. A remarkable opportunity to own this immensely popular issue.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9135)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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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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