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1910-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8867

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 811,000
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: "S" (for San Francisco) left of the arrowheads on the reverse

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3014, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $72,500.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 784, illustrated, sold for $36,800.00  Purchased from Hank Rodgers, September 21, 1972

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1523, illustrated, sold for $21,850.00

PCGS MS-62, Brilliant Uncirculated and virtually fully Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1850, not plated, sold for $603.75

MS-61.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6058, not plated, sold for $632.50

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1706 @$690.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1851, not plated, sold for $373.75

NGC AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7401, not illustrated, sold for $391.00

AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1524, not illustrated, sold for $299.00

Choice Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1707, sold for $299.00

Very Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1708, sold for $201.25

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