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1884-CC FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS No: 8365

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 16,402
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) below the eagle on the reverse

Notes:
The finest 1884-CC Half Eagle graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 818, illustrated, sold for $16,100.00

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 238, illustrated, sold for $5,980.00

PCGS AU-55.  Auctions by Bowers and Merena, Inc. "Robert W. Miller, Sr. collection", November 1992, Lot 1115 - Henry S. Lang collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 621, illustrated, sold for $11,500.00

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