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1893-O TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8727

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 17,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 763, illustrated, sold for $2,990.00  From Stack's sale of the Miles Collection, Ocotber 1968, Lot 752; the only example in the Bass Collection

PCGS MS-60.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7734, not illustrated, sold for $460.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-63's.

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