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Obverse of 1930-S Eagle     Reverse of 1930-S Eagle


1930-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8883

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 96,000
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 David Akers Numismatics, Inc.

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

Significant examples:
(illustrated above).  Ex - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc. "The John Jay Pittman Collection", illustrated

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3030, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $42,000.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - William Walser - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 868, illustrated, sold for $14,950.00

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