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1875-CC DOUBLE EAGLE
OR $20 GOLD

PCGS No: 8974

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 111,151
Proofs: 0

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 34 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 516 grains (33.4 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "CC" (for Carson City, Nevada) below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-63.  Ex - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 650, illustrated, sold for $14,375.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7455, illustrated, sold for $5,290.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 898, "Close CC", illustrated, sold for $7,475.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, September 14, 1968

MS-60.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 324, not illustrated, sold for $1,552.50

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 899, "Close CC", illustrated, sold for $2,185.00  Purchased from A. Rosing, June 21, 1967

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2547, "Doubled Die Reverse" at $977.50

NGC AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9229, not plated, sold for $1,207.50

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 900, "Wide CC", illustrated, sold for $1,265.00  Purchased from Michael Brownlee, April 16, 1967

AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2548 at $695.75

PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 325, not illustrated, sold for $862.50

NGC EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 326, not illustrated, sold for $632.50

EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1383, not illustrated, sold for $776.25

EF-40.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2549 at $488.75

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1755 at $747.50

Net VF-35.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 901, "Close CC", not illustrated, sold for $460.00  Purchased from Jack Klausen, December 13, 1968

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service