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1893 Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1893 Liberty Head Eagle Reverse
 


1893 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8725, 8833

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,840,840
Proofs: 55

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Significant examples:
Proof (illustrated above).  Ex - Trompeter collection

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1063, sold for $2,415.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7365, not illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7733, not illustrated, not sold

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 212, unsold

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9119, not plated, sold for $862.50

NGC MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7732, not illustrated, not sold

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 762, not illustrated, sold for $356.50  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman, November 12, 1971

MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5696

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6277, not plated, sold for $488.75   From the Alex Highland Collection

NGC MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2489, sold for $184.00

MS-61.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5699, not illustrated, sold for $207.00

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1259, plated, sold for $201.25

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1260, not plated, sold for $195.50

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1261, not plated, sold for $195.50

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1262, not plated, sold for $189.75

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1263, not plated, sold for $184.00

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1264, not plated, sold for $184.00

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1265, not plated, sold for $195.50

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1266, not plated, sold for 195.50

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1267, not plated, sold for $189.75

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1268, not plated, sold for 184.00 

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1828, not plated, sold for $161.00

Choice AU.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1269, not plated, sold for $149.50

Choice Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1650, sold for  $161.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-65's.

The finest Deep Cameo Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-64.

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