Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 292,350
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: $549.34 (9/1/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 46 raised stars
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1909 S $10 MS obverse 1909 S $10 MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: In Choice condition, most examples seen are well struck with satiny surfaces. In the last few decades a few small groups of Mint State examples have appeared on the market. Most seen are in the lower range. There are a few amazing examples known most of which were saved at the time of issue. These include the Eliasberg and Norweb examples. The finest graded is a single MS 68 example at NGC.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/9/2015

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1909 S $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 790 800 875 900 1000 1100 1150 1300 1575 3050 4700 7450 12500 23000 39500 84500 - - -
$ - - - 1350 1700 - 5500 8750 14750 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 843
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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9/20/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5184


Auction Prices Realized

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6/12/2000 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1320, 1320/Lot# 1862 $764.88
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2427 $3,105.00
9/20/2010 NGC MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1324 $15,210.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5299 $9,487.50
4/28/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 106534 $880.00
9/25/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(8), 1189/Lot# 9655 $910.63
11/1/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1191/Lot# 4713 $1,175.00
12/22/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 153046 $290.00
3/30/2014 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131414/Lot# 26267 $940.00
12/14/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 834, 843/Lot# 818 $1,250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333783811838918969104210881138170727163365484162487431269934754383418
3333263792820864935993105711041327204329323857531066421395133843595010
00000082086493599310571104132720432932385753106642139513384300
000000829891952101710721121151723793148434957797036204724069300
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 969
Owner: Vespasian49
 
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