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: $575.60 (5/28/2015)
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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4525
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
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6/7/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1221/Lot# 5361
6/7/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8275
6/7/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8276
6/7/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8270
6/7/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8269


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/20/2005 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2029, 2029/Lot# 1978 $352.00
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3946 $3,162.50
9/20/2010 NGC MS 66   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1319 $12,870.00
4/1/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 8094 $851.88
7/6/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 204744 $500.00
1/11/2015 PCGS MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 838, 847/Lot# 297 $826.00
4/26/2015 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131518/Lot# 21248 $1,703.75


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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