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This is the only example of this issue certified by PCGS as part of the S.S. Central America treasure. Thin crack from left rim to wing tip crosses wing and shield diagonally to eagle's opposite wing tip. The Liberty Head design by Christian Gobrecht was first employed on the $10 eagle series in 1838, modified slightly, and continued in use through 1907. In 1866 the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse. Until the debut of the double eagle in 1850, the eagle was the largest American gold coin.