Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,013
Catalog: KM-66.2
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $576.04 (5/30/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1859 $10 MS obverse 1859 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1859 is a rare date in all grades and is considered by Breen to be 'prohibitively rare (in) AU.' Only 16,093 pieces were struck and Akers only recorded the appearance in auction of 2 coins in AU over the 57-year period he surveyed for his work on this series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/3/2015

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1859 $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 149
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/1/1999 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1206, 1206/Lot# 1821 $527.50
1/7/2004 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #336, 336/Lot# 7782 $833.75
2/3/2013 NGC AU 50   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1776 $1,265.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4511 $21,737.50
7/27/2013 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5258 $2,115.00
5/4/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 191941 $26,950.00
11/6/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(2), 1211/Lot# 4017 $41,125.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 $10 MS
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1859 $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 3639
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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