1891 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8719, 8831, 98831
Circulation strikes: 91,820
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
PCGS Proof-65. Ex- Heritage Numismatic
Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7,
2000, Lot 7785, illustrated, sold for $27,600.00 Ex: United States Gold Collection (Bowers &
Ruddy, 10/82), lot 795; Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection (Bowers &
Merena, 10/99), lot 1625, where it realized $36,800
MS-62. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W.
Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot
756, not illustrated, sold for $632.50 Purchased from Stanley Kesselman, April 28, 1967
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.
Proof 1891 Eagles were sold by the Mint as part of four-piece Gold Proof
Sets and/or they were available individually for $10.25 each! The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-65's.
The finest Deep Cameo Proof
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-65's.
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
"An Index of the Coins
& Medals of The Cabinet of the Mint of the United States at
Philadelphia" by R.A. McClure, Curator, 1891