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    1908-S Gem Ten Dollar Indian
    Remarkably Low Mintage

    1908-S $10 MS65 NGC. CAC. The 1908-S is more available than one would think from the low mintage of only 59,850 pieces. Its greatest availability, though, is from Very Fine through MS62. Above that examples become progressively scarcer and Gems are seldom seen. In fact, only 24 MS65 pieces have been certified by both of the major services (6/12). This is a nicely frosted example that displays the usual strong striking details on each side. The surfaces have a pronounced matte-like texture beneath the mint luster. Each side is notably clean with no mentionable abrasions.
    Ex: ANA Signature (Heritage, 7-8/2008), lot 2032.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 28GL, PCGS# 8861)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    August, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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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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