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1851 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8606

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 176,328
Proofs: Unknown

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
NGC AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7324, not illustrated, sold for $805.00

AU-50, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6043, not plated, sold for $356.50

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

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