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1854 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8613

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 54,250
Proofs: Unique?

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:
AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 652, "Blundered Date", illustrated, sold for $1,840.00  Purchased from Lester Merkin on June 23, 1967

PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7326, not illustrated, sold for $1,322.50

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.

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