Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 425,400
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $626.44 (4/17/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1889 S $10 MS obverse 1889 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

One of the more plentiful issues from the 1880s and for the type. However, Choice Mint State examples are very rare and seldom offered.

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Last Updated: 8/29/2013

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1889 S $10 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 800 810 830 840 860 860 910 920 940 950 1000 1050 1175 1500 3650 - - - - - -
$ 975 1010 1020 1040 1050 1100 1150 1300 1650 4000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1208
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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4/22/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131416/Lot# 20747
4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11149


Auction Prices Realized

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11/1/1996 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 1996 Annual Silver Dollar Bullet Sale #158, 158/Lot# 600 $385.00
6/11/1997 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0953, 953/Lot# 1936 $295.40
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2518 $977.50
4/27/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1154/Lot# 6670 $1,265.00
2/28/2012 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7689 $833.75
3/10/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/10/2013, 65/Lot# 104291 $1,320.00
6/5/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1186/Lot# 8978 $940.00
3/30/2014 NGC MS 88   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 797, 806/Lot# 366 $726.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11116206316426536746887117257749082154295033194633658095051394820775
11120762363464566067869571574181813232419307337575282755510986162230
0000006456606786957157418181323241930733757528275551098600
0000006496676837037207578631738268431964195593185301246700
1889 S $10 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111141869972173775877482696622633089414061559281141802192734285
11111140511706726744763791872139825383439481171971091416762260460
00000051170672674476379187213982538343948117197109141676200
00000060571373175176880891918302813378954838239125471934400
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 774
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 774
Owner: MacBurnee
 
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