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1908 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE - NO "IN GOD WE TRUST" ON REVERSE
(see also 1908 Eagle - With "In God We Trust" on Reverse)

PCGS No: 8853

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 33,500
Proofs: 0

Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Diameter: ±26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: ±258 grains (±16.7 grams)

Edge: Raised stars

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) left of the arrowheads on the reverse

Significant examples:
NGC MS-68.

PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3004, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $22,000.00

PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 565, illustrated, sold for $21,850.00  From the Bowers & Merena Rarities Sale, January 2000, Lot 406; earlier from David Akers Numismatics Inc.'s sale of the Price Collection, May 1998, Lot 43; from the Bowers & Merena sale of The United States Gold Coin Collection (Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.), October 1982, Lot 845; John H. Clapp Collection 1942; earlier from the United States Mint at face value

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64, No Motto.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 769, illustrated, sold for $4,600.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1102, sold for $368.00

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1510, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

Notes:
The Uncirculated finest examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-67's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

The PCGS Population Report, January 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service