Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 53,600
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $548.90 (8/30/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1887 $10 MS obverse 1887 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1887 is similar in overall rarity to the 1885 despite a significantly lower mintage of 53,680 pieces. The former issue, however, is much more challenging to locate in Mint State.

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1887 $10 MS
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Base $ 760 770 780 790 800 835 860 925 1025 1350 2550 7250 15000 - - - - - -
$ - - 875 950 1075 - 3300 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 284
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/9/1994 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 1994 December St. Louis Bullet Sale #126, 126/Lot# 849 $962.50
4/28/1995 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1995 Milwaukee Bullet Sale #134, 134/Lot# 548 $632.50
8/16/1995 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 1995 ANA Bullet Sale #141, 141/Lot# 1509 $660.00
10/8/1997 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0987, 987/Lot# 2061 $337.60
1/4/2001 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2001 F.U.N. Signature Sale #244, 244/Lot# 8295 $4,485.00
9/14/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1534 $2,012.50
7/10/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131129/Lot# 20560 $1,035.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 $10 MS
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1887 $10 MS Prooflike
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