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    1911-S Twenty Dollar, MS65+
    Exceptional Surface Quality

    1911-S $20 MS65+ PCGS. Plentiful in MS65, the 1911-S double eagle is rare in this grade with a Plus designation. Higher-grade examples are scarce. The present coin is boldly struck and frosty, yielding rich wheat-gold luster and remarkably clean surfaces. Special notice is given to Liberty's figure, which is almost devoid of the typical contact marks on the high points. The quality of this coin might have earned full Premium Gem classification in years past, when grading standards were often looser than they are today. Population: 18 in 65+, 49 finer (11/19).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26FL, PCGS# 9159)

    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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    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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