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1890-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8718

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 17,500
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 are 5 MS-63's.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2480 at $9,775.00

NGC EF-45.  Ex - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 641, illustrated, sold for $18,400.00

Recent appearances:
Net AU-58, quality of MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 755, not illustrated, sold for $1,265.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, August 12, 1969

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1339, not illustrated, sold for $575.00

ANACS Net AU-50, Unc Details, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9116, not plated, unsold

ANACS Net EF-40, AU Details, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9115, not plated, unsold

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