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    Seldom Seen 1927-S Twenty, MS63 NGC

    1927-S $20 MS63 NGC. The 1927-S is one issue in the Saint-Gaudens series that has not turned up in hoard quantities in Europe. Probably fewer than 60 Mint State pieces are known today, making the appearance of any '27-S at public auction an important event. On this coin, the weak strike this issue is known for is generally limited to some of the highpoint details on the obverse, while the remainder of devices are quite strong. Copper alloy spots are also a common occurrence on many of the known examples, but this piece seems to lack them. The frosted mint luster has taken on a rich golden-orange coloration that deepens slightly around the margins. An important, seldom-seen date. Population: 14 in 63, 24 finer (12/04).
    From The Callahan Collection.(#9188) (Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 26GJ, PCGS# 9188)

    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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