Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 17,300
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $578.55 (12/28/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1872 S $10 MS obverse 1872 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

A conditionally rare frontier era S-mint Eagle from an original mintage of a mere 17,300 pieces. All San Francisco Mint Eagles between 1857 and 1877 are extremely rare in Uncirculated grades, and the 1872-S is no exception.

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Price Guide

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1872 S $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 143
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 61


Upcoming Auctions

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1/12/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7227


Auction Prices Realized

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8/28/2000 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1351, 1351/Lot# 1659 $501.13
1/9/2002 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2002 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #280, 280/Lot# 8271 $1,265.00
5/27/2007 NGC AU 55   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1661 $2,300.00
7/10/2011 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/10/2011, 125/Lot# 10822 $1,705.00
5/30/2012 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4351 $2,443.75
7/22/2012 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131231/Lot# 29313 $833.75
3/28/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6272 $3,290.00
8/8/2014 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21461 $1,968.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1872 S $10 MS
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000000214731014636545762196680923317069292094998785557123764134561100
00000023053738489757566382681511516203403480759570101961129162134561100
1872 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 6056
Owner: Desert Gold
 
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