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1884-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8704

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 9,925
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:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 749, "Breen's Canceled Die Discovery Coin", illustrated, sold for $25,300.00  From Paramount's sale of August 1969, Lot 2150; finest graded by PCGS

Recent appearances:
ICG MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1335, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Heritage's sale of the Warren Miller collection, October 1995, Lot 6424 - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 640, illustrated, not sold

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 278, "Cancelled Obv", illustrated, sold for $5,520.00

NGC EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 289, "Cancelled Obv.", illustrated, sold for $862.50

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