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1909 Proof Gold $10.00 Indian Head Eagle

1909 TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8862, 8891
Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 184,789
Proofs: 74
Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Diameter: ±26.8 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: ±258 grains (±16.7 grams)

Edge: Raised stars

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) left of the arrowheads on the reverse

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-68.

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

Recent appearances:
MS-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7144, illustrated, sold for $13,800.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3009, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $5,500.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 150, plated, sold for $2,185.00  Purchased privately from Lester Merkin on July 18, 1990



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