Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 26,100
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $628.71 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 S $10 MS obverse 1878 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1878-S ten-dollar is rare in any condition and is seldom available better than XF. In AU it is highly prized and quite a pricey item.

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1878 S $10 MS
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Base $ - - 900 975 1025 1025 1850 2450 3250 5000 14500 19500 - 34500 45000 - - - - - -
$ 1100 2050 2650 3600 6250 16000 - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 210
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
11/6/2006 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 112, 117/Lot# 1905 $655.50
2/10/2008 NGC MS 60   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2465 $9,775.00
12/20/2009 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2786, 2786/Lot# 2552 $1,897.50
12/11/2011 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/11/2011, 148/Lot# 27947 $1,155.00
6/3/2012 PCGS VF 25   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131224/Lot# 25390 $1,006.25
3/10/2013 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/10/2013, 65/Lot# 104295 $1,717.10
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3458 $2,350.00
7/6/2014 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131428/Lot# 24290 $1,292.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 S $10 MS
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Base1111908102817182197377244455227565659226473765182471633624052359395444383531129672
11130394812581877272239964705537057446105686578491094318908280144210764139989110
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1878 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 5227
Owner: mtayl03
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 4445
Owner: Kenneth Forsythe
 
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