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1903 Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1903 Liberty Head Eagle Reverse
  


1903 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8752, 8843

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 125,830
Proofs: 96

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 Proof-65.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 765, illustrated, sold for $25,300.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

NGC Proof-65.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 879, unsold

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 776, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00  From Stack's sale of the Miles Collection, October 1968, Lot 778

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1674, sold for $161.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-65's.

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