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1882-O TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8697

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 10,820
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63 Prooflike.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 743, illustrated, sold for $13,800.00  Purchased from A-Mark on April 20, 1976

NGC MS-61.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7722, illustrated, sold for $4,600.00

EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4079, not illustrated, sold for $443.00

EF-40.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4080, not illustrated, sold for $431.00

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

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