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1914-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8877

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 208,000
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 10 MS-65's.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3024, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $17,500.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 568, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7795, illustrated, sold for $2,357.50

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1123 at $2,760.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, or virtually so.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1858,  plated, sold for $4,025.00

PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2524 at $575.00

NGC MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 236 sold for $632.50

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1537, not illustrated, sold for $391.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1329

EF/AU.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1330

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