1878 DOUBLE EAGLE OR
PCGS Nos: 8985, 9094
Circulation strikes: 543,625
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
Weight: ±516 grains
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle's tail on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-64's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-64's.
NGC Proof-64 Ultra Cameo
Sold by Albanese Rare Coins in February 2005 for $75,600.00
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection
MS-63. Ex - Ira & Larry
Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part
I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4148, illustrated, sold for
MS-62. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7157, not illustrated, not sold
PCGS MS-61. Ex - Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson
Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4149, not
illustrated, sold for $690.00
"The PCGS Population Report, January 2005" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
Email correspondence from
Dean Albanese, February 10, 2005