June 2014 Baltimore Lot #2750

Baltimore Convention Center
6/27/2014 3:00:00 PM6/27/2014 7:28:00 PM
  • PCGS

Price Realized: $17,625.00

Description

1926-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. MS-63 (PCGS).
Seldom Offered 1926-D Double Eagle in Choice Mint State

Handsome honey-rose patina greets the viewer from both sides of this smartly impressed, softly frosted piece. With no sizeable or otherwise singularly distracting abrasions, the technical quality of this coin is superior in a Select Mint State double eagle of the popular Saint-Gaudens design type. 

The 1926-D issue  is on par with the rarity of the 1925-D double eagle, and these rank 11th and 12th rarest in terms of availability for this series respectively. The rarest coins in this series include three issues that are virtually unobtainable, the 1907 Ultra High Relief, the 1927-D and the 1933 issues. Given the rarity of the 1926-D, a collector can begin to grasp how challenging the Saint-Gaudens series is to collect. PCGS in their years of certifying coins, reports a total of 183 grading events for wholesome 1926-D double eagles. That's certainly not many to go around considering the number of collectors out there seeking an example of each date and mint. This Choice example would make a worthy acquisition for the advanced Saint-Gaudens specialist.


PCGS# 9184.
PCGS Population: 58; 27 are finer (Mint State-66+ finest).

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Pricing Guide
Grade NumisMedia Coin World Collector's Universe High Market Price
63 --- --- $28,500.00 $28,500.00
63 $26,880.00 $27,500.00 $25,000.00 $27,500.00
64 --- --- $65,000.00 $65,000.00
64 $51,560.00 $52,500.00 $47,500.00 $52,500.00
All price data listed above is intended to be as accurate as possible. Stack’s Bowers Galleries insists that you contact each pricing source for further verification. No purchasing decisions should be made on this data alone, which is provided as a service and convenience to our customers. Returns based on inaccurate data will not be accepted.
Population Guide
Grade Service Pop in this Grade Pop in Higher Grades Pop in All Grades
63 PCGS 52 27 176
63 PCGS 0 27 176
64 PCGS 21 6 176
64 PCGS 1 5 176
63 NGC 19 9 111
63 NGC 0 9 111
64 NGC 9 0 111
64 NGC 0 0 111
All population information listed above is intended to be as accurate as possible. Stack’s Bowers Galleries insists that you contact each certification source for further verification. No purchasing decisions should be made on this data alone, which is provided as a service and convenience to our customers. Returns based on inaccurate data will not be accepted.
Coin Specifications
Category St. Gaudens $20 Gold
Mint Location
Mintage 0
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Weight 0 g
Melt Value 0$0.00
Diameter 0 mm