Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,000,090
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $627.65 (7/24/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1897 $10 MS obverse 1897 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue of slightly over a million business strikes is a well-established type issue through all circulated grades and even the early stages of Mint State, though by the Gem level it begins to separate itself from the more common dates nearby.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/16/2014

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1897 $10 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 760 770 780 790 800 800 835 860 880 925 950 1075 1250 1700 2500 8250 19500 45000 - - -
$ 815 850 875 900 940 965 1150 1375 1900 3350 12500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9499
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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8/9/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4009


Auction Prices Realized

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5/21/1997 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0947, 947/Lot# 1841 $295.40
3/31/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6779 $1,610.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1610 $1,092.50
2/26/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131210/Lot# 28353 $1,207.50
9/2/2012 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1088 $994.00
2/9/2014 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 169741 $853.60
2/23/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 172701 $808.50
2/23/2014 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 792, 801/Lot# 728 $850.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1897 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11116206316426536656746866957648821483193641414102577582701203917798
1112076236346456576686786897188031082163426714141465966069526139580
000000645657668678689718803108216342671414146596606952600
0000006496616716826927418421282178534064141521774381078200
1897 $10 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111141869971172173374381594015652038431949867374110641682625910
1111114051170371472573676785611481722279845415782860412984198540
0000005117037147257367678561148172227984541578286041298400
0000006057077177297397918981356188035584763657898341490500
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4102
Owner: Thornton
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1483
Owner: Goldcoinage
 
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