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    Attractive, High Grade 1912-S Eagle, MS64

    1912-S $10 MS64 NGC. A number of years ago, David Akers wrote that, "high grade and attractive...and 1912-S eagle" are almost mutually exclusive terms. We offer here a coin that defies that pronouncement. The surfaces display rich golden patina intermixed with speckles of deep red color on the obverse that gives this piece a level of eye appeal that is seldom seen on a '12-S. The surfaces show the usual fine-grain texture common to coins from this decade, and there are only a few reportable abrasions on the lower portion of the obverse. Census: 33 in 64, 8 finer (6/09).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 269G, PCGS# 8872)

    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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