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1911-D TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8869

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 30,100
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

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3016, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $30,000.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1120, sold for $51,750.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1318, plated, sold for $16,100.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1526, illustrated, sold for $25,300.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 3789, sold for $6,037.50

PCGS AU-58.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 775, illustrated, sold for $1,782.50

PCGS AU-58, Choice About Uncirculated, on the cusp of fully Mint State.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1852, plated, sold for $1,380.00

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 785, illustrated, sold for $2,760.00  Acquired from Stanley Kesselman in trade

NGC AU-55.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 776, illustrated, sold for $1,012.00

ANACS AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9161, not plated, sold for $833.75

Net AU-50, Scratches.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1527, illustrated, sold for $661.00

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