Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 21,335
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $597.71 (9/16/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1888 O $10 MS obverse 1888 O $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1888-O has become much more available in recent years due to the discovery of specimens in Europe. As recently as four or five years ago, it was nearly unobtainable above MS 61, but a number of MS 62s have since been graded. It is still a very scarce issue in MS 63 and the 1888-O eagle remains unknown in any grade higher.

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Last Updated: 6/16/2014

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1888 O $10 MS
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Base $ 925 950 975 1000 1025 1025 1075 1100 1125 1150 1450 1650 2250 7400 - - - - - - -
$ 1050 1100 1125 1150 1250 1550 1850 2900 9000 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 622
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1453 $1,063.75
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3379 $920.00
11/6/2007 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 November Dallas, TX US Coin Signature Auction #452, 452/Lot# 2153 $1,725.00
7/30/2008 NGC MS 61   Deep Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 9953 $4,025.00
5/24/2009 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 2696, 2696/Lot# 2905 $862.50
12/11/2011 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/11/2011, 148/Lot# 26931 $936.10
3/24/2013 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131314/Lot# 21502 $1,104.50
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4518 $21,150.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1888 O $10 MS
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Base1111620642684725817874954100512461609323842905823860312896195943014746919
111207627656697755836900971108513672152358848016749100341512823111357370
00000069775583690097110851367215235884801674910034151282311100
00000071178685592798811651488269539395312767611465173612662900
1888 O $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3238
Owner: Northwest Collection
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1609
Owner: blake-rock
 
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