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    Elusive 1926-D Twenty, MS63

    1926-D $20 MS63 PCGS Secure. The last years of the Saint-Gaudens series, from 1922 to 1933, had 23 individual issues. Only eight of those issues are commonly available, despite the mintage figures that show 16 issues with a production in excess of 1 million coins. The 1926-D is a rarity in the series, and it is also one of the other seven issues, with a mintage of just 481,000 coins. PCGS has certified a mere 146 coins in Mint State. This frosty orange-gold specimen has frosty luster with pleasing surfaces that only show minuscule marks as expected at the MS63 grade. Population: 58 in 63, 24 finer (7/10).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 26GE, PCGS# 9184)

    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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