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    1907 High Relief Wire Rim Twenty Dollar, MS60 Details

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim--Rim Filed--ANACS. MS60 Details. Of the 11,250 High Reliefs minted, it is estimated that up to three-fourths of them were the Wire Rim variety, with the remainder being Flat Rims. The Wire Rim resulted from excessive metal flow between the die face and collar during the striking process. The milling procedure and planchet size for the double eagle blanks were slightly modified to correct this small flaw. This raised metal may or may not encircle the whole coin. On the present specimen, the wire is visible around the entire reverse, but only on a portion of the obverse. Both sides exhibit pretty apricot-gold color, and reveal a few minor abrasions. Portions of the obverse rims display minor filing.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26F2, PCGS# 9135)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    9th-11th 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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