1871 DOUBLE EAGLE OR
PCGS Nos: 8960, 9086
Circulation strikes: 80,120
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
Weight: ±516 grains
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle's tail on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection
PCGS AU-55. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7853, not illustrated, not sold
AU-53. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 877, illustrated, sold for $2,300.00
From Stack's sale of
the Copeland Collection, April 1967, Lot 1822
EF-45. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale",
August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5706, not illustrated, sold for $546.25
PCGS EF-45. Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October
2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7853
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-64's.
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service