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1894-S Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1894-S Liberty Head Eagle Reverse
  


1894-S TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8731

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 25,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 258 grains (16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9123, not plated, sold for $3,680.00

PCGS MS-60 (illustrated above).  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s November 1999 "Santa Clara" Sale, Lot 6872

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2  MS-62's.

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