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1901 Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1901 Liberty Head Eagle Reverse
 


1901 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8747, 8841, 88841, 98841

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,718,740
Proofs: 85

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) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 18 MS-66's.

The finest Proof 1901 Eagles graded by PCGS are 4 PR-65's.

The finest Cameo Proof 1901 Eagle graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.

The finest Deep Cameo Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.

Significant examples:
PCGS PR-66 Deep Cameo.  Offered by Delaware Valley Rare Coin in the July 2003 issue of the Numismatist for $49,000.00

Proof (illustrated above).  Ex - Trompeter collection

Recent appearances:
Proof-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 289, illustrated, sold for $5,060.00

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7380, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7381, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7758, illustrated, sold for $1,868.75  From the Judge Thomas Butt Collection

PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7757, illustrated, sold for $1,811.25  From the Violet Bancroft Collection

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7756, not illustrated, sold for $661.25

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 773, illustrated, sold for $690.00  From Kosoff's sale of January 1972, Lot 1654

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1077, sold for $678.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1078, sold for $678.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1079, sold for $678.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 877, sold for $690.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9132, not plated, sold for $718.75

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 290, illustrated, sold for $948.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1351, not illustrated, sold for $862.50

NGC MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7755, not illustrated, not sold

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2502, sold for $483.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1080, sold for $414.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1081, sold for $862.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1294, plated, sold for $603.75

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1295, not plated, sold for $632.50

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1297, not plated, sold for $632.50

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1298, not plated, sold for $603.75

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1299, not plated, sold for $460.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1300, not plated, sold for $632.50

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1301, not plated, sold for $431.25

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1302, not plated, sold for $437.00

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 217, sold for $460.00

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9131, not plated, sold for $425.50

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1352, not illustrated, sold for $437.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1296, not plated, sold for $414.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7754, not illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-62.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1664, sold for $460.00

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1082, sold for $299.00

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1303, not plated, sold for $184.00

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot  1304, not plated, sold for $184.00

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot  1305, not plated, sold for $189.75

PCGS MS-60.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot  1306, not plated, sold for $184.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1665, sold for $207.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1666, sold for $207.00

Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1667, sold for $195.50

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1834, not plated, sold for $460.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1307, not plated, sold for $264.50

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1308, not plated, sold for $172.50

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1668, sold for $195.50

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1669, sold for $161.00

Choice EF.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1670, sold for $189.75

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