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: $550.98 (10/4/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
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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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/9/2015

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Total Graded: 782
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 69

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2532 $862.50
2/5/2006 NGC AU 55   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 404 $1,035.00
1/9/2008 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #454, 454/Lot# 3280 $21,275.00
10/23/2008 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 294, 300/Lot# 6291 $782.00
7/9/2009 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 8982 $805.00
9/20/2010 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1321 $4,212.00
3/25/2012 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 3247, 3247/Lot# 2392 $850.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 69   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4537 $182,125.00
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
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Grade: AU 53
Points: 1505
Owner: Carl Beeson
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