Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 81,507
Catalog: KM-66.2
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $566.07 (7/3/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
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1842 $10 MS obverse 1842 $10 MS reverse


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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

All No Motto tens, even the relatively high mintage 1847, are extremely rare in MS64 or higher. The sole exception is the 1849, which is merely very rare in MS64. The denomination was too costly to be collected by 19th century numismatists, and shipwreck hoards of Uncirculated No Motto gold coins have generally consisted of double eagles.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/3/2015

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1842 $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 875 900 925 1000 1250 1775 2400 2875 4500 19000 24000 29500 60000 140000 - - - - -
$ - - - 3175 6000 - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 87
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 61


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/3/1995 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions February 1995 Long Beach Bullet Sale #129, 129/Lot# 816 $1,210.00
4/24/1996 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 0835, 835/Lot# 858 $358.70
2/20/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2328 $2,070.00
7/15/2012 NGC XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/15/2012, 31/Lot# 62287 $1,017.50
2/3/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1772 $833.75
8/8/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 4372 $7,813.75
3/27/2015 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 7393 $2,232.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1842 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111174597415521969364243335128556356565922654579101523322497337115120378753122529
11124982111661691252638724598527355945744612970001035117654262353954160386933450
000000169125263872459852735594574461297000103511765426235395416038600
000000183030844102486354185625583363377455127922007529973453726956900
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