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1877-CC FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS No: 8343

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 8,680
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, Nevada) below the eagle on the reverse

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-58.  Ex - J.J. Teaparty - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 614, illustrated, sold for $29,900.00

Extremely Fine, or very nearly so.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1747, plated, sold for $2,990.00  "This is a date that is very tough to locate in Extremely Fine or better grade"

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, July 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service