Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 18,000
Catalog: KM-66.2
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $548.76 (9/2/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1855 O $10 MS obverse 1855 O $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1855-O eagle is a rare, underrated issue. There are fewer than 100 pieces known from the original mintage of 18,000 and most survivors are in the Very Fine to Extremely Fine grade range. Approximately a dozen AU pieces are known and just a small number of these grade better than AU 50.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/3/2015

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1855 O $10 MS
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Base $ 1125 1250 1375 1750 3250 5000 7300 10750 19000 42500 - - - - - - - - -
$ 3850 - 8000 12500 22500 - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 108
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 58


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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3/12/1993 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions 1993 Early Spring ANA Bullet Sale #101, 101/Lot# 968 $880.00
3/31/1997 PCGS VF 25   Teletrade Auction 0932, 932/Lot# 1841 $580.25
5/15/2006 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 87: Lake Champlain & Colony Collections, 92/Lot# 275 $299.00
1/3/2012 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(7), 1166/Lot# 6484 $4,025.00
9/2/2012 PCGS Genuine AU   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2128 $5,750.00
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5582 $3,335.00
1/9/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7329 $8,812.50
8/11/2013 NGC XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 132986 $2,970.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 O $10 MS
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000000340843085127567962278331152712743648962868791264201345611100
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1855 O $10 MS Prooflike
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