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1900 Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1900 Liberty Head Eagle Reverse
  


1900 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8745, 8840, 88840

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 293,840
Proofs: 120

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:
Proof-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 562, illustrated, sold for $9,200.00  From the sale of the Paul S. Mory, Sr. Collection

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7752, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 772, not illustrated, sold for $460.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, October 28, 1971

PCGS MS-62.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1663, sold for $345.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1289, not plated, sold for $264.50

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9130, not plated, sold for $270.25

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1290, not plated, sold for $189.75

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1291, not plated, sold for $218.50

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1292, not plated, sold for $189.75

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1293, not plated, sold for $184.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1833, not plated, sold for $322.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-67's.

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

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