Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 811,000
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: $587.45 (2/28/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 46 raised stars
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1910 S $10 MS obverse 1910 S $10 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Despite a relatively high mintage approaching 1 million coins, the 1910-S is very rare in Choice condition. The date can be considered one of the true condition rarities of the series. Most examples were melted and just a few are known in Gem condition. An MS 66 example sold at auction in 2009 for $120,750. The retail value of an MS 60 example is under $2,000. With the melt value of a $10 Indian currently around the $900 level, these can be considered an incredible bargain! The same can be said for many other issues of the series.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/20/2014

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1910 S $10 MS
Base $ 825 850 875 950 1000 1000 1125 1175 1225 1425 1625 2700 4750 11750 20750 61000 132500 - - - -
$ 1025 1150 1200 1250 1500 1750 3250 5500 14700 28500 72500 - - -

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Total Graded: 1866
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
5/28/2006 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 654 $546.25
9/20/2007 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 179, 185/Lot# 6055 $500.25
5/19/2010 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 2857, 2857/Lot# 2357 $833.75
9/20/2010 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1330 $15,210.00
6/1/2011 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4839 $1,955.00
6/30/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/30/2013, 81/Lot# 106654 $768.77
9/22/2013 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/22/2013, 93/Lot# 116831 $721.60
6/23/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3487, 6036/Lot# 20533 $1,086.88

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 S $10 MS
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 831
Owner: GSA_Gem_Quest
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