Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 970,000
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $567.19 (12/22/2014)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 S $10 MS obverse 1881 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

By 1881 in San Francisco the eagle mintage had increased to close to 1 million coins.

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1881 S $10 MS
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Base $ 760 770 780 790 800 800 835 860 880 925 960 1025 1125 3600 - - - - - - -
$ 815 850 875 900 950 985 1050 1400 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2449
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/4/1994 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1994 New Orleans Bullet Sale #116, 116/Lot# 943 $253.00
11/20/2000 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1379, 1379/Lot# 1640 $474.75
2/16/2006 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2162, 2162/Lot# 1184 $336.00
12/4/2006 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2006 December On Line Session #421, 421/Lot# 8603 $431.25
5/27/2007 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 555 $425.50
6/14/2011 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, 92/Lot# 9634 $833.75
9/22/2013 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 770, 779/Lot# 835 $1,050.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 S $10 MS
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11120762363464565766867868971882515822849275538045346764511114141100
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0000006496616716826927418872215284930584247600386311261200
1881 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 949
Owner: scotty's gold
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 695
Owner: gherrmann44
 
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