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Obverse of 1909-D Eagle     Reverse of 1909-D Eagle


1909-D TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8863
 
Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 121,540
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 2 MS-67's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3010, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $37,500.00

PCGS MS-66.   Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1106 at $26,450.00

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 233 sold for $690.00

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2517 at $368.00

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1516, not illustrated, sold for $299.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1701 at $345.00

AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1107 at $310.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1846, not plated, sold for $546.25

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