Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 30,100
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 (8/31/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 46 raised stars
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1911 D $10 MS obverse 1911 D $10 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1911-D is the undisputed condition rarity of the Indian Head $10 series. Many great collections have lacked this date in gem condition. The Smithsonian examples grade MS 62 at best. Just a few coins have been graded as MS 65 and none above that level! The Norweb coin was saved at the time of issue and stands as one of the finest known. The coin sold for $132,000 in 1988, a price record that stood for nearly 20 years. The coin resides in a prominent Eastern collection. The 1911-D Quarter Eagle captures most of the attention for 1911-D coinage, but that issue pales in comparison to the 1911-D Indian Ten Dollar.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/9/2015

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1911 D $10 MS
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Total Graded: 902
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64

Upcoming Auctions

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9/20/2015 AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5191

Auction Prices Realized

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2/20/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2435 $2,415.00
5/14/2007 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 141, 146/Lot# 2223 $1,213.25
9/20/2010 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1335 $16,380.00
3/20/2011 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3033, 3033/Lot# 2316 $2,760.00
1/3/2012 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(7), 1166/Lot# 6608 $1,265.00
4/7/2013 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/07/2013, 69/Lot# 108376 $3,603.60
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4548 $67,562.50
9/4/2014 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1209/Lot# 4519 $4,112.50

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1911 D $10 MS
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