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    1908-S Double Eagle, AU50
    With Motto Reverse

    1908-S $20 AU50 PCGS Secure. Aside from the High Relief issues, the 1908-S Saint-Gaudens double eagle features the lowest mintage of any issue in the series, pegged at just 22,000 coins. Many of those entered circulation as evidenced by the number of circulated representatives that survive, such as this AU example that exhibits straw-gold surfaces with scattered marks and considerable luster.
    From The Estate of S. Gus and Louise Alexander. (Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 26FA, PCGS# 9149)

    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
    April, 2018
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
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    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse and Steven Duckor Collections
    Revised Edition by Roger Burdette, and edited by James L. Halperin and Mark Van Winkle

    Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles is an issue-by-issue examination of this 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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