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1871-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8661

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 8,085
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 examples graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-62.  Ex - Europe -  Heritage's 1995 Mid-Winter ANA Sale, March 1995, Lot 5959 - Bowers and Merena - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 626, illustrated, sold for $66,125.00

Recent appearances:
EF-40.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 699, not illustrated, sold for $3,450.00  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman on October 5, 1967

PCGS Fine-15.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7336, not illustrated, sold for $1,495.00

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