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. Single finest example of the 1907 Rolled Edge Eagle that is known today. Every individual feather in the eagle is visible, even on the highest part of the left wing, the point of highest relief.
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.Read More: Coin of the Day Series Check out certified Gold Eagles on ebay