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    Fabulous MS64 1924-S Double Eagle

    1924-S $20 MS64 PCGS Secure. CAC. The year 1924 in Saint-Gaudens coinage is illustrative of a pattern that would affect several subsequent dates: an amply available Philadelphia issue, coupled with heavily melted Denver and San Francisco emissions. Only a relative handful of 1924-S double eagles have survived to the present day, certainly fewer than 1% of examples struck. This is a better coin among those survivors, richly lustrous with a strong orange-gold cast and glimpses of silver-lavender on and near Liberty's figure. A handful of light, scattered abrasions combine to account for the grade. Population: 95 in 64, 3 finer (1/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26G9, PCGS# 9179)

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    March, 2012
    8th-11th 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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