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Obverse of 1908-D Eagle - No "In God We Trust" on Reverse     Reverse of 1908-D Eagle - No "In God We Trust" on Reverse


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

PCGS No: 8854

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 210,000
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: "D" (for Denver) left of the arrowheads on the reverse

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-66.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3005, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $28,500.00

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1103 at $36,800.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2514 at $7,475.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 229 sold for $5,980.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 781, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, May 30, 1972

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 566, illustrated, sold for $1,150.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1690 at $690.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1691 at $488.75

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1692 at $632.50

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1511, not illustrated, sold for $299.00

AU-53.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 230 sold for $345.00

Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1841, "No Motto", not plated, sold for $402.50

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