4 Major St. Gaudens $20 Types Instead of just 3?: 46 and 48 Star With Motto
Forgive me if this has been done to death, but I tried a quick search and found nothing. Many of the type sets in the Registry include three St. Gaudens $20's: 1) High Relief 1907; 2) No Motto; 3) With Motto. But in 1912 New Mexico and Arizona were added as states, so the number of stars on the obverse went from 46 to 48. Its a pretty obvious change, as the added stars were just glopped onto the lower right obvserse, apparently without re-spacing any of the existing stars. So shouldn't there be two major With Motto types, one with 46 stars and one with 48? I've yet to see a type set that includes this distinction.