Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 40,000
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $582.62 (4/18/2015)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 CC $10 MS obverse 1892 CC $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The mintage of this issue was 40,000 coins, making it the second largest production of any eagle from the Carson City Mint. Like many issues from Carson City and other mints, the survival rate is ultimately more important than the initial mintage. Nearly all surviving examples of this issue are circulated, indicating that these pieces must have been released into commerce at the time they were produced, although Rusty Goe reported that perhaps 95% of the mintage was exported. This seems unlikely, as many such coins would have been returned to American collectors in recent years. According to Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth, the average certified grade of this issue is just AU50, with just 7% of the population achieving Mint State grades. For comparison purposes, they note that more than half of all certified 1891-CC eagles grade MS60 or finer.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/7/2015

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1892 CC $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1025 1060 1150 1275 1700 1900 2100 2500 3850 6850 10750 47500 62500 - - - - - -
$ - - - 2700 4100 - 14000 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 522
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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11/18/2001 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1507, 1507/Lot# 1173 $553.88
12/8/2010 NGC XF 45   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18404/Lot# 2353 $877.00
12/11/2011 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/11/2011, 148/Lot# 27948 $1,047.20
1/3/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(7), 1166/Lot# 6559 $2,473.65
3/8/2012 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1168/Lot# 8900 $977.50
9/2/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2146 $1,035.00
3/30/2014 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 797, 806/Lot# 270 $2,667.00
6/3/2014 NGC   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4603 $944.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 CC $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12641345147215151578164917391825239927053093331937404694638288629320979610289108011133111880
1291138714861536160116791767201625012834316834594058525672089014947899601045910977115140
000000176720162501283431683459405852567208901494789960104591097700
0000001796220726032963324335994376581980359167963710124106301115400
1892 CC $10 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base133714231554160016651738183219222517283432363470390548886626917396431013110636111601170412266
13651466156916211689176918622120262229683314361542325467747593299805102991081011341118910
0000001862212026222968331436154232546774759329980510299108101134100
0000001892231827283102339237604560604683249486996810467109851152200
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3093
Owner: fiddlehead
 
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