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    1908-S Eagle, MS62
    First San Francisco Issue

    1908-S $10 MS62 PCGS. Indian gold eagle dies were not shipped to the San Francisco Mint until after Barber added the motto IN GOD WE TRUST to the design, and by that time a low mintage of just 59,850 coins was all that could be accomplished before the end of the calendar year. This issue is known for being one of the more available in higher Mint State grades, but this is only relatively speaking, as high-end pieces are elusive. The coin here offered displays luminous, iridescent, green and rose-gold luster, while the design elements are well-struck, and the surfaces are only minimally abraded.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 28GL, PCGS# 8861)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens as Illustrated by the Morse and Duckor Collections
    Revised Edition by James L. Halperin, Mark R. Borckardt, Mark Van Winkle, Jon Amato, and Gregory J. Rohan, with special contributor David W. Akers

    The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens is an issue-by-issue examination of these two 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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