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    1909-S Ten Dollar, MS64+
    Scarce in Mint State

    1909-S $10 MS64+ PCGS. CAC. The 1909-S ten dollar was virtually impossible to obtain in Uncirculated condition prior to a hoard of about 60 Mint State pieces discovered in 1977. Since then, a few other small hoards have substantially raised the Mint State population. Despite these discoveries, the issue is still scarce in Mint State.

    The present high-end near-Gem is one of six so graded by PCGS, with 28 finer (4/13). It is a refreshingly unabraded representative with attractive lime-green and apricot toning. The mintmark is lightly repunched. Except for the lower feathers of the headdress the design elements are well impressed.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 28GP, PCGS# 8864)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    June, 2013
    5th-9th Wednesday-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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