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1795 Gold $10.00 Turban Head Eagle

1795 Gold Ten Dollar Turban Head Eagle

1795 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 5,583
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 Philadelphia)

Notes:
The finest "13 Leaves" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.
The finest "9 Leaves" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-63's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 853, "Breen-4C, Rarity-7, 9 leaves on branch", unsold

PCGS MS-62 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 854, "13 leaves on branch", sold for $64,000.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1464, "13 Leaves, T-2, B-2a", illustrated, sold for $44,850.00

NGC MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1465, "13 Leaves, T-1:1-a", illustrated, sold for $31,050.00



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