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United States, 20 Dollars, 1927

 

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The field or open flat area is minimal on this coin. Saint-Gaudens conceived this "American's most beautiful coin design" to occupy most of the surface with energetic symbolism.

 

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The tiny mint mark, D for Denver, is found above the date, between the 9 and the 2 of 1927.

 

 
 
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United States, 20 Dollars, 1927United States, 1 Dollar, 1804 (Class Three)
United States, 1 Cent, 1974 (Aluminum)United States, 5 Cents, 1913
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