$10 1878-CC AU 50 PCGS
Soft golden mint luster is touched with a hint of rose-sunset iridescence. Evenly worn. The obverse surface is smooth and attractive. A few fine scratches are evident at the upper reverse, mostly in the field to the left of the eagle's head.Mintage of this CC-Mint issue was just 3,244 pieces. Only 48 coins have been certified by PCGS at all levels; few of those achieve AU classification and none have been assigned a Mint State grade. Just seven coins are certified AU50, with seven others grading slightly higher. Here is a prize for specialists in Carson City Mint gold coinage.PCGS# 8681.