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    Appealing MS64 1908-S Ten

    1908-S $10 MS64 NGC. All San Francisco Saint-Gaudens eagles are of the With Motto variety, and that Mint's introductory issue of 1908 amounted to under 60,000 pieces; the variety has become particularly desirable as a conditionally scarce issue at the near-Gem and better levels. This example combines an unusually crisp strike with distinctive, satiny luster that enlivens the orange-accented wheat-gold surfaces. A coin devoid of overt abrasions, with only a handful of wispy marks in the fields accounting for the Choice designation. Census: 24 in 64, 23 finer (2/09).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 28GL, PCGS# 8861)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    28th-31st Saturday-Tuesday
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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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