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    1913-S Twenty Dollar, MS62
    Popular Low-Mintage Issue

    1913-S $20 MS62 PCGS. Researcher Roger Burdette notes that the typical 1913-S double eagle is below average in strike detail, and indeed the present coin is weakly struck. Incompleteness at the torch, BERT of LIBERTY, and at the Capitol dome is matched by loss of detail at IN of the motto and across UNITED in the legend. Light stacking marks dot the peripheries. Pleasing orange-gold color and full mint luster add eye appeal. Just 34,000 pieces were struck of this popular San Francisco issue.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 26FR, PCGS# 9163)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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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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