Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 184,789
Catalog: KM-130
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $626.58 (4/21/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 46 raised stars
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1909 $10 MS obverse 1909 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1909 Philadelphia $10 is one of the true condition rarities of the series. Examples in low Mint State grades can be found relatively easy. Gem examples are very rare. Most examples are well struck with the usual dirty surfaces.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/13/2013

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1909 $10 MS
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Base $ 820 840 850 860 870 870 880 900 910 950 1200 1290 1950 4900 8950 20250 30500 60500 - - -
$ 970 980 1000 1010 1030 1275 1370 2150 5350 11000 23000 34800 65000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2064
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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4/27/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1204/Lot# 5783


Auction Prices Realized

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5/25/2002 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22072, 22072/Lot# 13629 $471.50
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 1035 $4,485.00
10/20/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 293, 299/Lot# 1330 $575.00
10/17/2010 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 2943, 2943/Lot# 2356 $862.50
8/11/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(7), 1158/Lot# 11884 $1,265.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/04/2011, 134/Lot# 16134 $1,155.00
2/7/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1182/Lot# 3983 $14,100.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31273 $1,030.48


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333774802829868894933958100512392072269942175747185183333259577105857
333326078381184287690794197310831516228132054727100042345642080750030
0000008118428769079419731083151622813205472710004234564208000
0000008208558859209499891161179424903711523714261283945082800
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 1005
Owner: Vespasian49
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 933
Owner: MCB1980
 
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