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1883-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8700

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 12,000
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 is a single MS-60.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Heritage's sale of the Warren Miller collection, October 1995, Lot 6419 - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 639, illustrated, sold for $17,250.00

NGC MS-60.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 207 sold for $9,545.00

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 561, illustrated, sold for $3,105.00

AU-53.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 745, illustrated, sold for $3,680.00  From Parke-Bernet's sale of May 1968, Lot 179

NGC AU-53.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 277, illustrated, sold for $1,610.00

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9097, not plated, unsold

EF-40.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 746, illustrated, sold for $690.00  From Superior's sale of February 1973, Lot 740

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