Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 74
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4840oz
Melt Value: $629.39 (9/26/2017)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 46 Raised Stars
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Description & Analysis

In 1907, the Mint changed the way in which they produced gold proofs. Instead of the bright, brilliant finish of prior years, they sand-blasted the coins post strike. This led to a dark, matte finish which proved very unpopular.

Due to the unpopularity of the matte finish, in 1909, the "Roman gold" process was instead used on proof gold coins. This produced a coin that was brighter and was a sort of mix between matte and brilliant proof. However, due to the fact that this was the third year of issue and also the because of the unpopularity of the 1907-1908 finish, only 74 proofs were sold. This would prove to be the third lowest mintage of the series.

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Last Updated: 6/30/2017

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1909 $10 PF
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 40
Low Grade: 63
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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2/23/2005 NGC PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Signature Sale #366, 366/Lot# 8909 $25,875.00
9/23/2007 NGC PF 64   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3393 $22,425.00
7/7/2011 NGC PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1157/Lot# 4976 $48,875.00
3/27/2014 NGC PF 65   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 4102 $55,812.50
1/7/2015 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1216/Lot# 4362 $99,875.00
10/31/2016 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 31 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1241/Lot# 5544 $64,625.00
8/2/2017 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2017 August 2 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Denver Session(2), 1258/Lot# 4176 $70,500.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 $10 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111111115662072263629413386431954656153787584459322105711501319241
11111115221734226027373089369747015694672780658737973812051164220
0000001522173422602737308936974701569467278065873797381205100
000000110441903244828393237400850835923730182559029101541353200
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