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1846 Proof $10.00 Gold Piece Eagle

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1846 TEN DOLLARS GOLD EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8594, 8782, 88782

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 20,095
Proofs: estimated 5

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: ±26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: ±258 grains (±16.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) below the eagle on the reverse

Significant examples:
"Proof" (illustrated above).  Ex - Pittman collection

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 615, illustrated, sold for $7,475.00  Purchased from Ed Shapiro on April 7, 1969; tied for finest graded by PCGS

PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9070, plated, sold for $3,450.00

Notes:
The finest circulation strike examples graded by PCGS are 3 AU-55's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-63.

The finest Cameo Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-64.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service



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