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1863-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8638

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 10,000
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:
PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 684, illustrated, sold for $18,400.00  From Heritage's sale of October 1995, Lot 6330; finest example graded by PCGS

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-61.

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