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    1922-S Double Eagle, MS64+
    Luminous, Thickly Frosted Surfaces

    1922-S $20 MS64+ PCGS. CAC. The fields exhibit splendid preservation for the near-Gem grade level. Thick mint frost issues from luminous sun-gold surfaces. Significant abrasions are limited to two marks above Liberty's right (facing) knee and on the sun at the lower reverse. The 1922-S is a collectible branch mint issue that becomes a significant rarity any finer than this Plus-graded Choice Uncirculated example. PCGS reports 23 higher grading events (12/19).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26G4, PCGS# 9174)

    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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    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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