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    Choice AU 1926-D Twenty Dollar
    Rarely Encountered in Circulated Grades

    1926-D $20 AU55 NGC. Despite a mintage of 481,000 pieces, only a few dozen 1926-D twenties are known today in circulated grades. Most of this low-mintage issue was apparently stored in Treasury vaults and later melted in the mid-1930s. The 1926-D was considered a great rarity in the 1940s, but enough examples surfaced in European holdings in the 1950s to change the rarity ranking of this issue to merely very scarce. This bright yellow-gold example shows just a trace of rub over the high points. No notable or even mentionable abrasions appear on either side. A rare opportunity to acquire this rarity in lightly circulated condition.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26GE, PCGS# 9184)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    February, 2013
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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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