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     1913-S Indian Head Eagle Reverse


1913-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8874

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 66,000
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

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

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

Significant examples:
NGC MS-67.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3021, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $125,000.00

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 786, illustrated, sold for $71,300.00  Purchased from Mike Follett, November 21, 1974; finest example graded by PCGS

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7794, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1122, sold for $44,275.00

MS-62 Lightly Cleaned.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7150, illustrated, sold for $776.25 - Previously offered in the September 1999 Long Beach Sale. lot 5350

ANACS MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4110, illustrated, sold for $2,300.00

PCGS AU-58.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7793, not illustrated, sold for $1,610.00

Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6059, not plated, sold for $833.75

NGC AU-55.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 780, not illustrated, sold for $1,150.00


EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1533, illustrated, sold for $368.00

Strong EF.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1327, not plated, sold for $345.00

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