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    Striking 1907 High Relief Twenty
    Wire Rim, MS64

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS64 PCGS. Exceptionally well-detailed with stark, three-dimensional details on the central devices. The satin-like surfaces have a number of fine die polishing marks in the fields, as usual. The only marks of any consequence are located on the lower reverse, and both obverse and reverse show a bold wire rim. Though some numismatic scholars decry the attention paid to (and prices paid for) the High Relief twenties, noting how issues with lesser mintages are priced much lower, many more go with the collecting flow and acknowledge the Wire Rim double eagles' popularity.
    From The Calvin Collection.(Registry values: N7079) (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 Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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