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PCGS Number: 8779 Coin Date: 1843 Denomination (Short): $10 Denomination (Long): Ten dollar gold eagle Desg: PR Mint Mark: P Composition: 90% gold; 10% copper Mintage: Unknown Strike Type: Proof 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 * TEN D. around the periphery. Mintmark (if any) is located under the eagle's claws. PCGS #: 8779 NGC ID: 28EH