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    1920-S Ten Dollar, AU Details
    Much-Melted Branch Issue

    1920-S $10 -- Removed From Jewelry -- NGC Details. AU. The 1920-S was likely struck to back gold certificates. The vast majority of the mintage never left Treasury vaults, and was eventually melted following the 1933 gold recall. NGC has certified a total of just 60 pieces over the past 30 years, including an unknown number of resubmissions. The present hairlined example has bright sun-gold surfaces and displays moderate wear on the eagle's front leg. Both sides exhibit slight tab-shaped depressions at 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, and 10:30.

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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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