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    Pleasing 1907 High Relief, Wire Rim Twenty, MS64 PCGS

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS64 PCGS. The Wire Rim and the Flat Rim varieties of the 1907 Double Eagle resulted from the use of different collars. In the case of the Wire Rim variety, the collar was not sufficiently tight and the pressure from the repeated blows forced metal up where the edge of the coin meets the collar to form a very thin wire rim. On most Wire Rims, this raised metal encircles the whole coin, while on the Flat Rim variety, the edge is flat, if not beveled. This near-Gem features apricot-gold toning over pleasing luster, and the design elements are sharply struck throughout. A couple of minute marks on each side limit the grade. A very pretty specimen.(#9135) (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 Dates
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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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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