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1858-O TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8626

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 20,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

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Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 671, illustrated, sold for $13,225.00  Purchased from the Goliad Corporation on December 13, 1985; tied for finest graded by PCGS

Net EF-40.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 672, not illustrated, sold for $805.00  From Lester Merkin's sale of March 1969, Lot 435

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-62's.

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