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    Select Uncirculated High Relief Double Eagle

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim MS 63 NGC. An exceptionally attractive example of this beautifully designed coin. Fully struck throughout, the surfaces are bright and display shimmering, satin-like luster and are virtually unaffected by abrasions. A few light marks are seen in the obverse fields, but the devices appear to be free from contact. Curiously, the reverse shows a slight, perhaps five degree rotation from the obverse. This is the first time we have observed die rotation on a High Relief.
    From the Clyde Godfrey Collection. (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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May-Jun, 2001
    31st-2nd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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