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    Rare 1924-S Twenty Dollar, MS63
    Mass-Melted Issue

    1924-S $20 MS63 PCGS. The mintage of the 1924-S approached 3,000,000 pieces. However, all but a thousand or so examples remained in Treasury vaults at the time of the 1933 gold recall, and ended up constituting some of the gold bricks lining the walls of Fort Knox. The present lot is among the survivors, and is a lustrous sun-gold Select coin with a good strike and only moderate marks.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26G9, PCGS# 9179)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2013
    21st-24th Thursday-Sunday
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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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