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1850-O TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8605

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 57,500
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:
AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4074, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 643, illustrated, sold for $4,830.00  Purchased from Doug Weaver, August 1973

EF-45.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 644, illustrated, sold for $977.50  Purchased from Fort Hayes Coin (Steve Tebo) on June 10, 1967

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

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