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1883-CC DOUBLE EAGLE
OR $20 GOLD

PCGS No: 8999

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 59,962
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-63's.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 656, illustrated, sold for $18,400.00

Recent appearances:
ICG MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1391, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

NGC MS-60.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7476, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00  From the Dr. Barry Southerland Collection

MS-60.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 921, illustrated, sold for $2,760.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, November 6, 1972

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1767 at $2,300.00

NGC AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7475, not illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

NGC AU-58.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7879, illustrated, not sold

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2560 at $1,840.00  From the sale of the Kensington Collection, December 1975, Lot 172

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2561, "Breen-7289, Dot right of 3" at $805.00

PCGS EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 339, not illustrated, sold for $977.50

ANACS Net EF_45, AU Details, Obv. Tooled.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9237, not plated, unsold

VF-30.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 922, not illustrated, sold for $575.00  Purchased from W.F. Betz, June 22, 1967

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