Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,262,219
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $628.71 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1899 $10 MS obverse 1899 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1899 eagle is a high-mintage issue, produced to the extent of more than 1.26 million pieces. Garrett and Guth, in their gold Encyclopedia, write that the 1899 is a 'super-common date that can be found quite easily in all Mint State grades up through MS-64. Gem examples are 'money coins,' (i.e., with enough money, one can always find an example of this date.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/16/2014

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1899 $10 MS
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Base $ 760 770 780 790 800 800 835 860 880 925 950 975 1050 1500 1650 4450 14500 36000 - - -
$ 815 850 875 900 940 965 1000 1100 1600 2200 5500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 20475
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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8/9/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 4010
8/9/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8706
8/9/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8703


Auction Prices Realized

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8/21/2000 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1349, 1349/Lot# 1766 $400.90
5/5/2004 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 9789 $373.75
10/22/2009 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 October Signature US Coin Auction #1130, 1130/Lot# 1558 $16,100.00
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 1211 $10,925.00
5/29/2011 NGC MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 19158/Lot# 1299 $760.00
2/12/2012 NGC MS 70   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 27089 $45.41
10/7/2012 NGC MS 69   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/07/2012, 43/Lot# 62489 $34.51
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4937 $763.75
5/11/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 719 $2,950.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $10 MS
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Base1111620631642653665674686695754882148319363103344747216586935013496
1112076236346456576686786897147961082163423253217387153427507107320
000000645657668678689714796108216342325321738715342750700
000000649661671682692734839128217852714333242965964842800
1899 $10 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111114186997117217337438069401566203832474090584184821250918720
111111405117037147257367648501148172324413528467367219824145790
000000511703714725736764850114817232441352846736721982400
0000006057077177297397858951357188028443809525776011116600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3103
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1088
Owner: MikeInFL
 
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