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1870-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8658

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 5,908
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "CC" (for Carson City, Nevada) below the eagle on the reverse

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single AU-55.

Recent appearances:
NGC EF-45.  Ex - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 625, illustrated, sold for $26,450.00

Net EF-45, sharpness of AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 696, illustrated, sold for $19,550.00  Purchased from Joe Flynn on December 3, 1973

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