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The 1906 is one of three proof Liberty eagles (with the 1902 and 1905) that are distinctly scarcer than the rest of their 20th century brethren. From The Ultra Collection.
Lot 1599: 1907 Wire Rim, Periods $10 MS65 NGC.
Saint-Gaudens modeled this side-view portrait of Liberty's head after the head of Victory (Athena Nike) from his General Sherman monument in NYC. One of only 500 minted.
Lot 1605: 1908-S $10 MS67 NGC.
It was 1908 before the new Indian Head design saw full-scale production at the branch mints, and then only 59,850 specimens were struck. This is among the finest survivors.
Lot 1649: 1861-O $20 AU58 PCGS.
Of the 17,741 1861-O pieces coined at the New Orleans Mint, only 5,000 were struck under the authority of the United States, with 9,750 double eagles for Louisiana as an independent state, and 2,991 under the auspices of the CSA. Only two certified finer.
Lot 1672: 1871-CC $20 AU55 NGC.
The Carson City Mint increased production to 17,387 pieces in 1871.