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1893-CC TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8726

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 14,000
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 examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-62's.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-60.  Ex - Heritage's Long Beach sale, October 1994, Lot 7005 - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 643, illustrated, not sold

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7367, illustrated, sold for $3,421.25

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7366, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

ANACS AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9120, not plated, sold for $1,288.00

NGC AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 214 sold for $1,092.50

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