Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 66,000
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: $579.23 (3/6/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 48 raised stars
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1913 S $10 MS obverse 1913 S $10 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: This date is the second rarest Indian $10 after the 1911–D. The 1913–S is rare at any level of Mint State and difficult to locate. Prices for the issue rise sharply at every stage of the Mint State ladder. Unlike other San Francisco issues, the strike is usually at par or better. The Smithsonian collection contains a single AU example. Two fantastic coins of the date exist, both grading MS 67. The first coin was part of the legendary collection of Harry W. Bass. That coin last crossed the auction block at $143,750 in 2004. The Ex. Robert Kruthoffer specimen sold for $54,000 in 1981; a respectable price for the time. It resold in 2007 for $299,000. It was later certified by NGC as MS 67. These two coins are miracles of survival!


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/20/2014

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1913 S $10 MS
Base $ 825 850 925 1000 1050 1050 1500 1750 2500 4750 7000 10750 15000 42500 72500 165000 375000 - - - -
$ 1100 1600 1850 3000 5000 8000 11750 18000 47500 90000 - - - -

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Total Graded: 961
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
9/10/1997 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 1997 September Long Beach Bullet Sale #177, 177/Lot# 527 $506.00
6/6/2001 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1445, 1445/Lot# 1868 $553.88
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2614 $57,500.00
12/15/2008 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 309, 315/Lot# 1517 $876.30
9/20/2010 PCGS MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1340 $30,420.00
2/22/2013 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 2184 $14,100.00
3/31/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131315/Lot# 23196 $2,702.50
8/4/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/04/2013, 86/Lot# 131181 $1,563.21

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1913 S $10 MS
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 3885
Owner: jcrow
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