Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 224,000
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $626.58 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1879 S $10 MS obverse 1879 S $10 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

While this S-mint issue is easily obtained through the MS62 tier, its population drops off abruptly at the Select Uncirculated level to include only this lone specimen.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/29/2013

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1879 S $10 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 800 810 830 840 860 860 910 920 940 950 1000 1200 2400 7000 - - - - - - -
$ 975 1010 1020 1040 1050 1100 1350 2750 8000 - - - - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 447
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 63


Upcoming Auctions

A random selection of NGC coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
4/27/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11128
4/27/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11127


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/4/2003 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23022, 23022/Lot# 13485 $379.50
7/26/2003 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10455 $1,610.00
2/15/2004 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1844, 1844/Lot# 1554 $418.00
1/12/2005 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 9246 $1,840.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1438 $800.40
1/3/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale, 70/Lot# 1520 $1,035.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2136 $948.75
5/5/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/05/2013, 73/Lot# 105714 $755.70
3/2/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131410/Lot# 29595 $1,057.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111620631699764103011791376149417072197360149807341109791664925567397231
111207623653720852107912441415156518702665406057678553128691962130285397230
00000072085210791244141515651870266540605767855312869196213028500
00000074294111291310145416362033313345206554976614759225943500400
1879 S $10 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111111111111111111111
1111111111111111111110
0000001111111111111100
0000001111111111111100
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 60
Points: 1494
Owner: #
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1376
Owner: ddr70
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer