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    1926-S Twenty, Bright MS62
    A Clean and Colorful Example

    1926-S $20 MS62 PCGS. The San Francisco mint struck more than 15 million double eagles during the "Roarin' Twenties," but apparently only a tiny fraction of this production ever escaped Treasury vaults. The 1926-S is scarce in Mint State, and a great rarity in circulated grades. The present honey-gold representative is somewhat bright with yellow-gold centers and rich orange-gold peripheries, but is free from any noticeable bagmarks. Slight softness of strike is noted around the margins.
    Ex: Denver Signature (Heritage, 8/2006), lot 2463; ANA Signature (Heritage, 8/2007), lot 3517.
    From The Dr. Robert S. Wilson Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26GF, PCGS# 9185)

    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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