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1916-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8880

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 138,500
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 2 MS-67's.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3027, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $10,000.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 301, illustrated, sold for $7,130.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2527 at $713.00

ANACS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 569, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1729 at $632.50

Brilliant Uncirculated and nearly in the Choice category.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1862, not plated, sold for $437.00

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1540, not illustrated, sold for $437.00

EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1541, not illustrated, 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