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1907 $10 Rolled Edge Satin Finish PR67 PCGS

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Price: $4,937,500.00   
Grade: PR67
Quantity: 1
PCGS Coin #: 505272
Last Update: 3/8/2024
Dealer:  (Terms) Hard Asset Management, Inc (0)
One of five gold coins in the present sale that belonged to Mint Director Frank A. Leach, this satin finish proof 1907 With Periods Rolled Edge eagle is a monumental coin that ranks among the most important individual specimens in 20th century American numismatics. We have no hesitation calling the Leach specimen the single finest example of the 1907 Rolled Edge ten that is known today. It is thought that just 50 of the 1907 Rolled Edge eagles were preserved for museums, numismatists, and those associated with the design. Past estimates of the rarity of these coins have varied widely. Some older catalogs suggest that only about 10 examples still exist. Others have suggested that two or three dozen survive. Still other catalogers, such as David Akers, place the population at 40 to 45 coins. The present cataloger made an attempt to create a complete roster of surviving examples through examination of old catalogs. At the point of identifying 27 distinct specimens, there were still 50 photographic auction appearances to review, and the project was dropped as an impossibility. It appears that nearly every one of the original 50 coins still exist, but the Leach specimen is in a class of its own, clearly the single finest surviving example available to collectors today.Over the years, a few especially sharp examples have been labeled as proofs, but with only one other exception, none of them have a confirmed proof status.

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