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1873-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8667

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,543
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-53's.

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-53.  Ex - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 628, illustrated, not sold

NGC EF-45.  Ex - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 629, illustrated, sold for $17,250.00

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