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PCGS No: 8872


Circulation strikes: 300,000
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

The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3019, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $27,000.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1719, sold for $276.00

Brilliant Uncirculated, close to Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1854, plated, sold for $603.75

Brilliant Uncirculated and nearly Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1855, not plated, sold for $1,495.00

EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1530, not illustrated, sold for $253.00

Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1323, not plated, sold for $414.00

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