Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 126,500
Catalog: KM-130
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $576.81 (12/18/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1920 S $10 MS obverse 1920 S $10 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: This is the third–rarest date overall in the entire series behind the coveted 1933 and 1907 Rolled Edge variety. It is actually the rarest date in Mint State. The vast majority of this issue were melted in the great gold melts of the 1930s. Any example of a 1920–S Ten Dollar is cause for excitement. Most examples seen are softly struck, especially around the central portions of the obverse. Most are also weakly struck at the top part of the date. Surprisingly, a few Gem examples survive, including an MS 66 in the Smithsonian collection.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/20/2014

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1920 S $10 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - 11500 20000 20000 30500 33000 39000 43500 48000 62000 78500 115000 210000 325000 450000 2250000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 51
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/16/2006 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2162, 2162/Lot# 1198 $16,800.00
2/11/2007 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2492 $24,150.00
1/5/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(3), 1151/Lot# 5234 $20,125.00
8/11/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(5), 1158/Lot# 7637 $18,975.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 7748 $86,250.00
1/3/2012 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(5), 1166/Lot# 5021 $48,875.00
8/8/2013 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(5), 1188/Lot# 5890 $35,250.00
1/26/2014 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1853 $44,650.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1920 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333341414499481751065285553656935922654575439122131121391459251104477134561134561
333313824260460549135165536855885769612968778069104521337929026743261145051345610
0000004605491351655368558857696129687780691045213379290267432611450500
0000004711500952255452564058456337721085951178213646441388940112453300
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: AU 55
Points: 5285
Owner: H.I.M.
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

Collecting Saint-Gaudens, Part III - 1912-1933 $10s

3/15/2012  — In Part III of the series, Jeff Garrett discusses 1912 through 1933 Saint-Gaudens Eagles.
View full article >


NGC Auction Central Disclaimer