Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 817,000
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $548.18 (9/3/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1887 S $10 MS obverse 1887 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Choice level of preservation is uncommonly high for a survivor of this 817,000-piece S-mint eagle, as most survivors remain in the MS63 and lower category.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/7/2015

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1887 S $10 MS
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Base $ 760 770 780 790 800 835 860 880 925 975 1125 2000 9150 33000 - - - - -
$ - - 875 900 940 - 1700 3050 11500 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1453
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Sale / Lot
Price
1/29/2007 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 124, 129/Lot# 1528 $460.00
3/28/2010 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210041, 210041/Lot# 20344 $690.00
3/27/2011 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131114/Lot# 20988 $833.75
7/24/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131131/Lot# 25419 $2,022.00
3/5/2012 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3236, 3236/Lot# 1800 $925.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2142 $977.50
2/10/2013 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/10/2013, 61/Lot# 97647 $1,925.00
5/5/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3480, 6029/Lot# 20483 $808.40


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 S $10 MS
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Base111162063164265366567468669576490826823281388855678102119771796227304
11120762363464565766867868971881214992881348344476412939313972210760
0000006456576686786897188121499288134834447641293931397200
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1887 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2682
Owner: Steve Svizzero
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 908
Owner: ddr70
 
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