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1907 INDIAN HEAD
TEN DOLLARS OR "EAGLE" -
Wire Rim, Period before and after
E PLURIBUS UNUM 

PCGS No: 8850

Variety equivalents:
Judd 1901 (formerly Judd 1774)

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 500
Proofs: 0

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 "Wire Rim" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 766, "Wire Rims, Periods, Judd-1774, Pollock-1995", illustrated, sold for $39,100.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 4100, "Wire rim, Periods", illustrated, sold for $57,500.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Stack's "William Thomas Michaels", January 21, 2004, Lot 3001, illustrated, no prior pedigree, sold for $42,000.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 858, illustrated, "...Periods.  Wire Edge...", sold for $36,800.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 563, "Breen-7094, Pollock-1995, Wire Rims", illustrated, sold for $24,150.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 291, "Wire Edge", illustrated, sold for $29,900.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - William Walser - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 859, illustrated, "...Periods.  Wire Edge...", sold for $27,600.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

The PCGS Population Report, January 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service