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    MS64+ 1924-S Double Eagle
    Elusive Mass-Melted Issue

    1924-S $20 MS64+ PCGS. CAC. Luster is primarily pale copper-gold with faint peach accents and a skiff of patina. The luster has a strong cartwheel effect, and the obverse's abrasions are generally small and away from the central devices. The reverse has marks on the trailing ends of the wing feathers and the sun below. Though numerous Philadelphia double eagles dated 1924 survived the 1930s gold recall overseas, their San Francisco counterparts were not so fortunate and survivors are elusive. PCGS has graded only three examples of the 1924-S twenty as MS65 or finer (2/13).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26G9, PCGS# 9179)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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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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