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    Select MCMVII Wire Rim High Relief Twenty

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS63 PCGS. The green label insert does not specify whether the present High Relief twenty is a Flat Rim or Wire Rim, but a Wire Rim is present where the holder allows visual inspection. Since the extremely rare Ultra High Relief pieces are out of the reach of all but a few collectors, the High Relief pieces are the only affordable souvenirs that approximate the designs as Augustus Saint-Gaudens intended them to be. The High Reliefs were struck in sufficient numbers for the advanced numismatist to secure an example, but worldwide demand for this ambitious and spectacular gold type is ceaseless, especially for attractive Mint State pieces such as the present coin. This satiny and assertively struck representative possesses only minimal marks, and the eye appeal will please even the demanding collector.(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, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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