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United States, 20 Dollars, 1907 (Pattern)

 

a.
This coin is a pattern—a sample made for evaluation. The relief, or raised design, on this version proved too high for the Mint presses to create in one stroke as was necessary for high-speed production. Accordingly this pattern was never used for circulating coins.

 

b.
Roman numerals (MCMVII) are used here for the first and only time as a date on a circulating American coin, distinguishing this newly designed beauty from previous coinage.

 

c.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens added his monogram to his masterpiece.

 

 
 
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