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1926 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8882

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,014,000
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: None (for Philadelphia) left of the arrowheads on the reverse

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-66's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3029, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $2,700.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7806, illustrated, sold for $2,415.00  From the Violet  Bancroft Collection

NGC MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7805, illustrated, sold for $1,782.50  From the Violet Bancroft Collection

MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7151, not illustrated, sold for $603.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7803, not illustrated, sold for $690.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7802, not illustrated, sold for $678.50

NGC MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7801, not illustrated, sold for $678.50

NGC MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7800, not illustrated, sold for $672.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1124, sold for $719.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4114, not illustrated, sold for $690.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 1966, not plated, sold for $1,437.50

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4115, not illustrated, sold for $443.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7799, not illustrated, sold for $483.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7797, not illustrated, sold for $419.75

NGC MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7796, not illustrated, sold for $430.10

MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5702, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1730, sold for $575.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lots 1125, sold for $431.00

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1126, sold for $431.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lots 1127, sold for $443.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9165, not plated, sold for $546.25

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1331, not plated, sold for $402.50

MS-60+.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1542, not illustrated, sold for $322.00

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1543, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1544, not illustrated, sold for $322.00

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4116, not illustrated, sold for $264.00

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