Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 184,789
Catalog: KM-130
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.72g
AGW: 0.4840oz
Melt Value: $637.52 (7/25/2016)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 46 Raised Stars
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1909 $10 MS obverse 1909 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1909 Philadelphia $10 is one of the true condition rarities of the series. Examples in low Mint State grades can be found relatively easy. Gem examples are very rare. Most examples are well struck with the usual dirty surfaces.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/12/2016

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1909 $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 770 780 790 810 820 845 890 910 940 1025 1100 1575 3900 8000 19500 37000 92500 - - -
$ - - 900 920 975 - - 1850 5500 12250 22000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2162
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/3/2000 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1303, 1303/Lot# 2041 $527.50
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3952 $1,092.50
9/20/2010 NGC MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1322 $5,557.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 3299 $15,525.00
8/18/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/18/2013, 88/Lot# 106886 $756.80
7/20/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131430/Lot# 28258 $963.50
11/16/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 830, 839/Lot# 1062 $725.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 $10 MS
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Base33333774802829868894933958100512392072269942175747185183333259577105857
333326078381184287690794197310831516228132054727100042345642080750030
0000008118428769079419731083151622813205472710004234564208000
0000008208558859209499891161179424903711523714261283945082800
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1239
Owner: JTO
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1005
Owner: Vespasian49
 
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