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: $626.58 (4/20/2014)
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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Last Updated: 8/29/2013

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1897 $10 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 800 810 830 840 860 860 910 920 940 950 1000 1050 1100 1350 2150 7450 11850 44000 - - -
$ 975 1010 1020 1040 1050 1100 1150 1225 1500 2500 9000 14500 47000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9406
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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4/29/1998 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1045, 1045/Lot# 2105 $738.50
2/1/2009 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1559 $1,035.00
2/3/2011 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1152/Lot# 9292 $753.25
7/7/2011 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1157/Lot# 9860 $805.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7702 $1,380.00
2/17/2013 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/17/2013, 62/Lot# 90952 $1,100.00
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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