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    1908-S Double Eagle, Red-Gold VF30
    Only 22,000 Coins Struck, Green CAC Sticker

    1908-S $20 VF30 PCGS. CAC. The 1908-S is best known for its low mintage of 22,000 coins -- the smallest regular production in the series -- but it is also the first San Francisco issue in the Saint-Gaudens set. An average example grades out at about AU55, but this piece is impressive for its evenly circulated surfaces, deep red-gold color, and fantastic original eye appeal. CAC: 1 in 30, 80 finer (2/20).(Registry values: N991)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26FA, PCGS# 9149)

    Weight: 33.44 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
    April, 2020
    23rd-26th Thursday-Sunday
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    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse and Steven Duckor Collections
    Revised Edition by Roger Burdette, and edited by James L. Halperin and Mark Van Winkle

    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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