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1911-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8870

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 51,000
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 8 MS-66's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3017, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $9,000.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4108, illustrated, sold for $6,325.00

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1528, illustrated, sold for $920.00

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2521 at $690.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1853, plated, sold for $805.00

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