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    Vibrant, Original 1929 Twenty Dollar

    1929 $20 MS64 PCGS. The 1929 commences a run of rare issues that continues to the end of the Saint-Gaudens twenty dollar series. Although not as rare as the dates that follow it, the 1929 is still a difficult coin to locate in all grades. The vibrant orange-gold surfaces of this Choice Uncirculated survivor are free of all but a few inconsequential handling marks. Hints of mint-green are confined to the obverse periphery. The scintillating mint frost cartwheels gently around both sides and accents the powerfully struck devices. Premium quality for the grade and worthy of a carefully considered bid.
    From The Phillip H. Morse Collection of Saint-Gaudens Coinage.(#9190)(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 26GL, PCGS# 9190)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2005
    3rd Thursday
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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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