Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 7,000
Catalog: KM-66.2
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $584.55 (10/1/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1859 S $10 MS obverse 1859 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1859-S was produced to the extent of just 7,000 pieces. Writing in 1980, David Akers describes this issue as 'grossly underrated in light of its true rarity.'

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1859 S $10 MS
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Base $ 1750 2200 3150 4175 7300 7300 15000 20000 30000 40000 - - - - - - - - - - -
$ 8750 18000 23500 35000 - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 37
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 60


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9/6/2004 NGC AU 50   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1712 $11,500.00
7/12/2012 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1172/Lot# 4992 $12,650.00
3/21/2013 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1183/Lot# 4303 $10,575.00
6/5/2013 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1186/Lot# 4805 $15,275.00
2/27/2014 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 4172 $28,200.00
6/27/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2568 $15,862.50
8/5/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3987 $3,290.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 S $10 MS
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Base11117072124332446565563667272587999842813106207723321453532868971345611111
11569184625243768495859326867750581429987156612491939986646531027851345611110
000000495859326867750581429987156612491939986646531027851345611100
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1859 S $10 MS Prooflike
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