Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 341,370
Catalog: KM-130
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $528.06 (7/29/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
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1908 MOTTO $10 MS obverse 1908 MOTTO $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: President Roosevelt thought is was immoral to have God’s name placed on our coinage. Congress disagreed and in the latter part of 1908 the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was restored to eagles and double eagles. Most examples seen are well struck with above average luster. Choice and Gem examples are scarce, but can be obtained with minimal effort. An NGC MS 68 was offered privately at a recent convention for $65,000.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/8/2015

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1908 MOTTO $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 790 800 830 840 850 870 890 925 940 1175 1250 2500 6400 14500 23000 52000 95000 - -
$ - - 900 935 975 - 1750 3400 9100 18700 33750 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4537
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
8/16/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1223/Lot# 6284
8/16/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 8336


Auction Prices Realized

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Price
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2604 $2,300.00
10/4/2004 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1944, 1944/Lot# 1906 $577.50
9/20/2010 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1319 $12,870.00
4/14/2011 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 575, 582/Lot# 5422 $816.50
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5617 $5,287.50
3/21/2013 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1183/Lot# 4335 $12,925.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4534 $41,125.00
12/5/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(6), 1192/Lot# 9692 $1,057.50
7/6/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 204744 $500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1908 MOTTO $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333793811829863886920941982110317992401344745657431213343753665799
33332667998178408708979279541022133519992749381955201206526734469570
000000817840870897927954102213351999274938195520120652673400
000000823851878908934968106215672200309841926475166993213500
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4565
Owner: BillJones
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1799
Owner: ddr70
 
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