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1874-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8670

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 16,767
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 MS-63.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-64.  Ex - Bob Lecce - Heritage's sale of the Warren Miller collection, October 1995, Lot 6374, unsold - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 630, illustrated, sold for $103,500.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 712, illustrated, sold for $66,700.00  From the Bowers and Merena Sale of the Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, October 1982, Lot 746; previously from John H. Clapp and the Chapman brothers

PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 713, illustrated, sold for $5,750.00  Purchased from William Donner on August 12, 1969

NGC AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1488, illustrated, sold for $5,290.00

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