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PCGS Number: 88576 Coin Date: 1839/8 Denomination (Short): $10 Denomination (Long): Ten dollar gold eagle Variety: Type of 1838 Variety 2: Large Letters Desg: MS Mint Mark: P Composition: 90% gold; 10% copper Mintage: 25,801 Strike Type: Business Coinage Type: Liberty head gold eagle Coinage Years: 1838-1866 Mint Location: Philadelphia Diameter: 27 Fineness: 0.9 Weight (Grams): 16.718 Weight (Ounces): 0.48375 Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded Obverse Description: Christian Gobrecht's portrait of Liberty is surrounded by 13 stars with the date centered at the bottom. Reverse Description: Heraldic eagle holding arrows and branch in its claws is centered in the design with the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA * FIVE D. around the periphery. Mintmark (if any) is located under the eagle's claws. General Notes: Prooflike surfaces. PCGS #: 88576 NGC ID: 262E