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1857-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8624

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 26,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
EF-45.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 669, illustrated, sold for $1,380.00  From Abe Kosoff's sale of February 1969, Lot 1407

Notes:
The finest 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