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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Fri, 5 Jun, 2020

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Category — $10 Eagles (Carson City) — Lots 9004 to 9006

Liberty Eagle, $10, 1890 - CC, 8718, Obverse
Lot 9004 Obverse
Liberty Eagle, $10, 1890 - CC, 8718, Reverse
Lot 9004 Reverse
Lot 9004
Type: Liberty Eagle
Denomination: $10.00
Year-Mint: 1890 - CC (Variety 1-A)
PCGS #: 8718
Grade: AU 50 Service: PCGS
Identification #: 36188611
CDN CPG® Value: $2,120
Estimate: $1,300
Minimum Bid: $1,000
Condition Notes  
Khaki gold with flashes of original luster in angled light, sharp strike, scattered tiny marks and a couple of dark spots in Liberty's hair
Commentary  
The 1890-CC was the first Eagle minted at Carson City since 1884. Only 17,500 were produced.
Liberty Eagle, $10, 1891 - CC, 8720, Obverse
Lot 9005 Obverse
Liberty Eagle, $10, 1891 - CC, 8720, Reverse
Lot 9005 Reverse
Lot 9005
Type: Liberty Eagle
Denomination: $10.00
Year-Mint: 1891 - CC (Variety 1-A)
PCGS #: 8720
Grade: MS 62 Service: NGC
Identification #: 3273074003
CDN CPG® Value: $3,000
Estimate: $2,000
Minimum Bid: $1,600
Condition Notes  
Beautiful reflective honey-gold surfaces and strong strike, a bag mark to the left of profile undoubtedly brought this down a grade, still a very attractive piece
Commentary  
Just under 300,000 Eagles were minted in Carson City. The 1891s represent a little over one-third of the total.
Liberty Eagle, $10, 1892 - CC, 8722, Obverse
Lot 9006 Obverse
Liberty Eagle, $10, 1892 - CC, 8722, Reverse
Lot 9006 Reverse
Lot 9006
Type: Liberty Eagle
Denomination: $10.00
Year-Mint: 1892 - CC (Variety 1-A)
PCGS #: 8722
Grade: XF 45 Service: PCGS
Identification #: 36890718
CDN CPG® Value: $1,620
Estimate: $1,000
Minimum Bid: $800
Condition Notes  
Deep honey gold with flashes of original luster in angled light, evident wear including a few marks on cheek
Commentary  
IN GOD WE TRUST is die tripled, as seen on all examples of the low mintage Carson City issue.
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