1887 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8710, 8827
Circulation strikes: 53,600
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
Weight: ±258 grains
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection
NGC Proof-66 Cameo. Ex - Ira &
Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California
Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1060, "This is the finest
graded 1887 Proof eagle by either NGC or PCGS." @$40,250.00
MS-63. Ex - Bowers and Merena
Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale",
November 20-21, 2000, Lot 751, illustrated, not sold Purchased from Don Apte, January 7,
ANACS MS-60. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s,
"Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001,
Lot 9108, not plated, sold for $776.25
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 5 PR-65's.
The finest Cameo Proof
example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-63.
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service