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1878-CC DOUBLE EAGLE
OR $20 GOLD

PCGS No: 8986

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 13,180
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 are 2 MS-62's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-58.  Ex - David Akers' session of Auction '90, Lot 1965 - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 653, illustrated, sold for $12,650.00

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 335, not illustrated, sold for $2,185.00

ANACS Net EF-45, AU Details, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9232, not plated, unsold

VF-35.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5712, not illustrated, sold for $977.50

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