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    Near-Gem 1911-S Eagle

    1911-S $10 MS64 PCGS. The instantly appealing surfaces provide a visual treat, in the form of gorgeous luster awash over the reddish-gold surfaces. Although a few small abrasions preclude a Gem grade, they fail to dampen enthusiasm for the piece. While Walter Breen (1988) reported that Uncirculated survivors are "mostly from a small hoard said to number 60 pieces, found in the Philippines ca. 1976," Garrett and Guth more recently said, "This date was virtually on par with the rarity of the 1911-D issue until the discovery of a small hoard in Europe in the 1970s." Population: 28 in 64, 28 finer (3/08).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 28GV, PCGS# 8870)

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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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