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    Fully Struck 1911-S Double Eagle, MS66
    One of the Best-Produced Series Issues

    1911-S $20 MS66 NGC. CAC. The Saint-Gaudens double eagles of the 1911-S vintage are among the best-produced of the early mintmarked issues in the series, as this Premium Gem example readily attests. The strike is full throughout both sides. Generous, softly frosted luster complements surfaces that not only show few marks of any consequence (a few small ones on the lower reverse), but also display lovely orange-gold color prevailing throughout. NGC and PCGS have each seen only a couple of dozen submissions in the Premium Gem grade, but such coins are well worth seeking out (2/13). The Duckor Collection example was an MS66 PCGS example. This MS66 NGC piece, in addition to its inherent appeal, carries the CAC designation.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26FL, PCGS# 9159)

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    March, 2013
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    The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens as Illustrated by the Morse and Duckor Collections
    Revised Edition by James L. Halperin, Mark R. Borckardt, Mark Van Winkle, Jon Amato, and Gregory J. Rohan, with special contributor David W. Akers

    The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens is an issue-by-issue examination of these two 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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