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1894 Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1894 Liberty Head Eagle Reverse
  


1894 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8729, 8834

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,470,735
Proofs: 43

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 MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7369, not illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7737, not illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7738, illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7739, not illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-64, Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  
Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1829, not plated, sold for $661.25

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9121, not plated, unsold

IGC MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2491, unsold

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 764, not illustrated, sold for $805.00  From Stack's sale of the DiBello Collection, May 1970 1126

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1064, sold for $402.00

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1065, sold for $402.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1066, sold for $414.00

PCGS MS-62, Lamination Obv.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1504, not illustrated, sold for $322.00

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1067, sold for $178.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1651, sold for $322.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1270, plated, sold for $517.50

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1271, not plated, sold for $195.50

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1272, not plated, sold for $184.00

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1273, not plated, sold for $195.50

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1274, not plated, sold for $189.75

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1275, not plated, sold for $201.25

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1276, not plated, sold for $184.00

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1277, not plated, sold for $184.00

About Uncirculated. Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1652, sold for $172.50

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1653, sold for $161.00

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1654, sold for $161.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 81 MS-64's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo 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