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    1907 High Relief Twenty, Choice Proof
    Wire Rim, Satin Finish

    1907 $20 High Relief, Wire Rim PR64 NGC. Characteristics that NGC uses to identify proof strikings of High Relief twenties are listed on page 77 of Dr. Robert J. Loewinger's Proof Gold Coinage of the United States. These include raised die polish lines, a uniform satin surface, sharp inner borders, and a full strike on relief details. Less than 10% of the High Reliefs certified by NGC have been designated as proofs. The present apricot-gold specimen displays myriad fine die polish lines, and the devices are fully brought up aside from minor blending on Liberty's raised knee. The wire rim is partial, absent on the lower obverse and marginal in height except near 10 o'clock on the reverse. A loupe reveals only a single faint hair-thin graze beneath the tail feathers and a few microscopic obverse flecks.
    From The Charles G. Wright Family Collection. (NGC ID# 28AX, PCGS# 9132)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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