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    1920-S Ten Dollar, AU58
    A Major 20th Century Rarity

    1920-S $10 AU58 PCGS. The 1920-S ten dollar has long been acknowledged as one of the prime rarities of U.S. 20th century gold coinage. David Akers opines in his handbook entitled 20th Century United States Gold Coins that most of the 126,500 pieces minted are believed to have been melted at the Mint. The issue is rare in all grades, evidenced by the fact that PCGS and NGC combined have certified only about 100 examples.
    This near-Mint State offering displays ample luster on apricot-gold surfaces imbued with traces of mint-green. The design features are better struck than ordinarily seen, especially on the hair around Liberty's ear, on all letters in LIBERTY, and on the digits 192; these elements are typically soft. The circulation marks encountered do not detract. Population: 7 in 58, 25 finer (11/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 28H8, PCGS# 8881)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2012
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
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    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse and Steven Duckor Collections
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    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles is an issue-by-issue examination of this 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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