Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 26,100
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $525.88 (8/5/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 S $10 MS obverse 1878 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1878-S ten-dollar is rare in any condition and is seldom available better than XF. In AU it is highly prized and quite a pricey item.

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Price Guide

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1878 S $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 214
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
Auction House
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8/13/1996 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 1996 ANA Bullet Sale #160, 160/Lot# 727 $522.50
12/17/1997 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1007, 1007/Lot# 1909 $580.25
11/3/2008 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 297, 303/Lot# 1352 $821.10
3/31/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6762 $1,610.00
3/31/2011 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6724 $1,265.00
5/1/2011 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/01/2011, 113/Lot# 8276 $1,019.70
7/31/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131132/Lot# 27219 $1,380.00
9/2/2012 NGC AU 55   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2134 $1,736.50
8/31/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 207838 $1,350.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 S $10 MS
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Base1111908102817182197377244455227565659226473765182471633624052359395444383531129672
11130394812581877272239964705537057446105686578491094318908280144210764139989110
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1878 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 5227
Owner: mtayl03
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 4445
Owner: Kenneth Forsythe
 
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