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1801 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS No: 8564

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 44,344
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: ±33 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 91.7%
Other - 8.3% 

Weight: ±270 grains (±17.50 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all examples of this date and type were struck at the Philadelphia, PA Mint)

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 861, unsold

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1468, "T-24:16-M", illustrated, sold for $18,975.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1226, plated, sold for $17,825.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1807, "Taraszka 25:17-N, Breen 2-B", plated, sold for $21,850.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 583, "Breen-2B, T-25", illustrated, sold for $17,250.00  From Abe Kosoff's ANA Sale, August 1966, Lot 2101

NGC MS-61.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 739, "Breen 2-B, Tarazska-25, Rarity-3", illustrated, sold for $12,650.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1629, "Breen-2B", sold for $10,350.00

Choice About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1630, "Breen-2B", sold for $8050.00

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7323, "B-2b", illustrated, not sold

NGC AU-55.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7703, "B-2B", illustrated, sold for $6,440.00  From the Violet Bancroft Collection

PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 3753, sold for $9,200.00

PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 3751, sold for $8,625.00

AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4069, "Taraszka 25:17-N, Rarity-3", illustrated, sold for $6,037.00

AU-50, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5691, illustrated, sold for $4,600.00

ANACS Net VF-35, AU Details, Tooled, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9062, "B-2b", plated, sold for $3,277.50  From the Clyde Godfrey Collection

Net VF-20, sharpness of EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 261, "Breen-6843, B-2b", illustrated, sold for $2,760.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"United States Ten Dollar Gold Eagles 1795-1804" by Anthony J. Taraszka

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service