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1867-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8652

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 9,000
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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Significant examples:
NGC AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 268, illustrated, not sold

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 691, illustrated, sold for $8,625.00  From Heritage's sale of October 1995, Lot 6343; finest graded by PCGS

NGC AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7335, illustrated, sold for $6,037.50

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

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