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1882-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8696

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,764
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 6 AU-58's.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-61.  Ex - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 638, illustrated, sold for $20,700.00

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-58.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 753, illustrated, sold for $8,050.00

ANACS AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7356, illustrated, sold for $2,990.00

AU-53.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 742, "Misplaced Date in Dentils", illustrated, sold for $4,830.00  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman on June 30, 1967

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1643, sold for $4,887.50

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