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    Extremely Scarce 1929 Double Eagle MS64

    1929 $20 MS64 PCGS. The 1929 inaugurates the final elusive segment of the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle series, with every issue from this year through 1933 being a major rarity. While this issue is the least rare of this group, it is still a coveted key date whose appearance at auction is an occasion of note among specialists. Only a minuscule percentage of the nearly 1.8 million pieces minted survived the recall of gold coinage in the 1930s.
    In the North Shore Collection is a Choice, frosty representative with considerable radiance from the satiny luster. Surface marks are well scattered and consistently light. With only 15-20 Gems known and the cost of acquisition at least $10,000 higher, this attractive MS64 would perhaps be a more logical choice for the serious Double Eagle collector. (#9190) (Registry values: P1, N16000) (NGC ID# 26GL, PCGS# 9190)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2004
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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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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