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1872-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8664

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,600
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 are 2 AU-55's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Heritage's sale of the Warren Miller collection, October 1995, Lot 6362 - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 627, illustrated, sold for $41,400.00

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 702, "Breen's Doubled Die Reverse", illustrated, sold for $34,500.00  Purchased from John J. Ford, Jr. on April 7, 1975

NGC EF-45.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 746, illustrated, sold for $8,050.00

Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1235, plated, sold for $3,450.00

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