Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 59,850
Catalog: KM-130
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $626.58 (4/21/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1908 S $10 MS obverse 1908 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The mintage for this issue is quite low, but surprisingly several really incredible examples survive. The date is quite popular and is one of the more difficult coins to locate in mint state for the average collector. Many of the superb examples seen have deep splashes of copper toning. A few of the superb examples were found in the coins sold by the heirs of Virgil Brand to MTB in the early 1980s. The finest graded is certified MS 69 by NGC!


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1908 S $10 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 728
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/16/1996 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1996 Mid-Winter ANA Signature Sale #153, 153/Lot# 6748 $7,700.00
10/7/1998 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1093, 1093/Lot# 2010 $1,371.50
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1499 $2,357.50
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2532 $862.50
10/21/2008 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28104, 28104/Lot# 24415 $718.75
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4383 $12,925.00
12/22/2013 NGC AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 156023 $1,001.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1908 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333838111013331505160917531843200925853661404859227543875994503840765798
3333281928118413901539165717831898220129433790467264627948898919102475370
00000011841390153916571783189822012943379046726462794889891910200
00000012581447157417051813195323933302391952977002835392192875400
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Grade: AU 53
Points: 1505
Owner: MCB1980
 
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