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Obverse of 1908-D Eagle - With "In God We Trust" on Reverse     Reverse of 1908-D Eagle - With "In God We Trust" on Reverse


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

PCGS No: 8860

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 836,500
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: "D" (for Denver) left of the arrowheads on the reverse

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics, Inc.

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are two MS-68's.

Significant examples:
(illustrated above).  Ex - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc. "The John Jay Pittman Collection", illustrated

PCGS MS-68.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3007, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $75,000.00

Recent appearances:
MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 294, illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1359, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

MS-60.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7142, not illustrated, sold for $333.50

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1513, not illustrated, sold for $379.00

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