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1869 Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1869 Liberty Head Eagle Reverse
 


1869 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8655, 8809

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,830
Proofs: 25

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Significant examples:
Proof (illustrated above).  Ex - Trompeter collection

Recent appearances:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-65.

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