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    1925-S Twenty Dollar, MS63
    Melt Rarity Today

    1925-S $20 MS63 PCGS. The reported mintage exceeding 3.7 million pieces for the 1925-S was virtually all melted during the Depression-era melts a few years after their production, and today the 1925-S is a middle rarity within the Saint-Gaudens series, certainly not an easy acquisition but one that can be found even in the higher Mint State reaches on occasion. This Select example boasts the good luster and bold strike the issue is known for, but a scattering of small- to medium-sized marks on each side prevents a finer grade. The surfaces boast attractive yellow-gold color. Population: 88 in 63 (1 in 63+), 27 finer (7/13).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26GC, PCGS# 9182)

    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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