Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,013
Catalog: KM-66.2
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $626.00 (4/24/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1859 $10 MS obverse 1859 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1859 is a rare date in all grades and is considered by Breen to be 'prohibitively rare (in) AU.' Only 16,093 pieces were struck and Akers only recorded the appearance in auction of 2 coins in AU over the 57-year period he surveyed for his work on this series.

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Last Updated: 8/29/2013

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1859 $10 MS
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Base $ 920 940 970 1025 1300 1300 1600 1900 2200 3900 8900 13500 21500 33500 - - - - - - -
$ 1450 1775 2150 2450 5000 11000 15000 24000 37500 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 142
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/1/2000 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1373, 1373/Lot# 1646 $2,321.00
7/26/2003 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10433 $483.00
11/4/2004 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2004 November Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #358, 358/Lot# 8576 $2,300.00
1/12/2005 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 9225 $1,840.00
2/3/2013 NGC AU 50   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1776 $1,265.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4511 $21,737.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 $10 MS
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1859 $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 3639
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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