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    1913-S Double Eagle, MS64
    Third-Lowest Mintage, Rare Any Finer

    1913-S $20 MS64 PCGS. CAC. The 1907 High Relief and 1908-S are the only two Saint-Gaudens double eagles that enjoy lower mintages than the 1913-S (34,000 coins struck, all on December 31). The small production generates ever-strong demand and places considerable pressure on the 3,000 or so estimated survivors, most of which grade MS62 to MS64. This CAC-approved near-Gem is about the finest a collector can obtain without a budget in excess of five figures. Rich sun-gold color blends with pale lavender over this lovely Choice representative. The windows on the Capitol are better-defined than usual for the issue, and all but the lowest stars show good relief. On the reverse, UNITED and IN are marginally incomplete, again, typical of the 1913-S. PCGS reports 24 finer grading events. CAC: 50 in 64, 5 finer (9/16).
    From The Cherny Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (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.

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    Oct-Nov, 2016
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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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