1865 DOUBLE EAGLE OR
PCGS Nos: 8943, 9077
Circulation strikes: 351,175
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
Weight: ±516 grains
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) below the eagle's tail on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
Misplaced Date (in rim)
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-63's.
The finest Proof 1865 Double Eagles
graded by PCGS is 1 PR-65.
The finest Deep
Cameo Proof 1865 Double Eagle graded by PCGS is a single PR-65 DC.
August, 2004, NGC published a partial population report of gold coins
recovered from the shipwrecked SS Republic. Included were 319
1865 Double Eagles, ranging in grade from AU-58 to MS-66. 63 of the
coins were listed as "Date in Rim".
Proof (illustrated above)
- Trompeter collection
Republic shipwreck (NGC 5086631-006)
- S.S. Republic shipwreck
- B&M 04/2005, $66,125.00
NGC AU-58. Violet Bancroft
collection - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach
Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7849, illustrated, sold for $2,070.00
AU-53. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W.
Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot
849, illustrated, sold for $2,185.00 Purchased from Stack's, December 7, 1971
AU-50. Stanley Kesselman, January 10, 1968 - Bowers and Merena
Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", 11/2000:850,
Strong EF. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame
Sale", 03/2001:1345, $690.00
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, January 2005" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
"The NGC Census Report",
August 13, 2004, www.ngcoin.com