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1849-O TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8602

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 23,900
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 637, illustrated, sold for $21,850.00  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman, August 24, 1978; finest graded by PCGS

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2445 at $4,830.00

NGC AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2446 at $4,830.00

Net EF-40.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 638, illustrated, sold for $1,955.00  Purchased by Stanley Kesselman on July 8, 1968

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-61.

Sources and recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service