Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 16,500
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: (11/25/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1871 S $10 MS obverse 1871 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

An extremely rare S-mint ten with a mintage of only 16,500 pieces. Not only is this an absolute rarity, but it is an important condition rarity as well that is considered 'prohibitively rare above VF' by Breen.

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Last Updated: 6/16/2014

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1871 S $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 90
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 58


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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/17/1999 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1134, 1134/Lot# 2036 $1,371.50
5/8/2006 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 86, 91/Lot# 1211 $5,060.00
5/25/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4732 $10,062.50
7/9/2009 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 1791 $1,725.00
8/11/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(5), 1158/Lot# 7610 $6,325.00
2/28/2012 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7661 $4,887.50
1/8/2014 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1201/Lot# 6893 $3,290.00
3/20/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30376 $10,281.25
5/25/2014 PCGS VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/25/2014, 183/Lot# 193954 $1,288.10


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1871 S $10 MS
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1871 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 6007
Owner: Fog City
 
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