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: $603.95 (10/22/2014)
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: 6/20/2014

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1909 $10 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 790 800 830 840 850 850 870 890 910 940 1025 1075 2000 4900 9800 21250 35000 82500 - - -
$ 860 880 900 920 975 1050 1100 2250 6250 12000 25000 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2110
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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10/28/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131443/Lot# 27575
11/10/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(2), 1211/Lot# 4039
11/10/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(4), 1211/Lot# 5243
11/10/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(4), 1211/Lot# 5242
11/10/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8934


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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2/10/2008 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2521 $2,990.00
8/15/2010 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210084, 210084/Lot# 26321 $862.50
9/20/2010 NGC MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1322 $5,557.00
1/9/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 211013/Lot# 24913 $920.00
6/19/2011 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3086, 3086/Lot# 2299 $920.00
10/23/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131144/Lot# 21823 $920.00
5/30/2012 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4384 $1,586.25
5/19/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/19/2013, 75/Lot# 106501 $748.00
10/5/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 824, 833/Lot# 332 $825.00


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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