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1864-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8640

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,500
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 XF-45.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7333, illustrated, sold for $9,430.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 AU-55's.

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