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1904 Liberty Head Eagle Obverse     1904 Liberty Head Eagle Reverse


PCGS Nos: 8755, 8844


Circulation strikes: 161,930
Proofs: 108

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-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 882, unsold

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 777, illustrated, sold for $8,625.00  Purchased from Bill Raymond, February 29, 1972

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7384, not illustrated, not sold

Brilliant Proof, nearly Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1836, plated, sold for $4,887.50

Brilliant Uncirculated, or better.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1837, not plated, sold for $218.50

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 12 PR-64's.

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

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