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    MS63+ 1926-S Double Eagle
    Rare in Gem Condition

    1926-S $20 MS63+ PCGS. CAC. Despite the enormous mintage, most examples of the 1926-S were melted in the 1930s -- a chorus that could be sung for many later (post-1920) entries in the Saint-Gaudens series. The 1926-S even today is a rarity in Gem condition. This Select example hosts excellent luster over orange-gold surfaces. A bold strike complements the scattered minor abrasions that define the grade.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26GF, PCGS# 9185)

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    May-Jun, 2012
    30th-3rd Wednesday-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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