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United States, 20 Dollars, 1907 (Pattern)

 

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s skill as a sculptor can be seen in how he rendered the eagle’s feathers, capturing a realistic likeness.

 

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Along with the idea to produce beautiful new money, Theodore Roosevelt also had an idea about what should not appear on the money. Hence the absence of “In God We Trust,” which Roosevelt felt was sacrilegious. Notwithstanding his feelings, Congress overruled him in mid-1908.

 

 
 
Legendary Beauties The following objects are in this section.
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