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    1907 High Relief Double Eagle, AU Details
    Wire Rim Variant

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim -- Improperly Cleaned -- NCS. AU Details. A brush of friction appears over the high points of this razor-sharp High Relief double eagle. The surfaces feature reddish-gold color and an unnaturally bright sheen from cleaning. However, Saint-Gaudens' masterful design is unaffected and neither is the overall appeal. Wire Rim coins constitute about 70% of the 12,367 High Relief twenties struck in 1907.
    From The Poulos Family Collection, Part II.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    5th-8th Thursday-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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