1874 DOUBLE EAGLE OR
PCGS Nos: 8970, 9089
Circulation strikes: 366,780
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
Weight: ±516 grains
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle's tail on the reverse
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Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection
PCGS MS-64. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 893, illustrated, sold for
$39,100.00 From Stack's sale of
the Alto Collection, December 1970, Lot 434; earlier from B. Max Mehl's
sale of the W.F. Dunham Collection, June 1941, Lot 2316
NGC MS-61. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s,
"Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001,
Lot 9227, not plated, sold for $2,817.50 From the Dr. Robert W.
PCGS AU-58. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The
Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 259,
sold for $690.00
AU-50. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass,
Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 894,
illustrated, sold for $1,265.00 From
Stack's sale of June 1972, Lot 945
PCGS EF-45. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7857, not illustrated, sold for $379.50
Extremely Fine. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame
Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1349, not plated, sold for $299.00
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