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1874-CC FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS No: 8334

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 21,198
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: 129 grains (8.24 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "CC" (for Carson City, NV) below the eagle on the reverse

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 522, illustrated, sold for $13,800.00  From Stack's sale of the Alto Collection, December 1970, Lot 232

PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 523, illustrated, sold for $8,050.00  Purchased from Ed Shapiro, December 28, 1971

ANACS Net VF-30, AU Details, Cleaned, Jewelry.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8994, not plated, unsold

VF-25.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 524, "Double Struck", illustrated, sold for $920.00  From Abe Kosoff's sale of August 1969, Lot 987

VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1415, illustrated, sold for $529.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-62's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"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