Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $10 (1907-1933)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 121,540
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4840oz
Melt Value: $899.58 (6/16/2021)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: 46 Raised Stars
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1909 D $10 MS obverse 1909 D $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: This issue was one of the favorites of the late collector Robert Kruthoffer. In the 1970s he recognized the rarity of the issue. Most of the known examples are circulated or in the lower range of Mint State. Very few have been graded at the Gem level and prices escalate rapidly for high grade examples.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/16/2021

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1909 D $10 MS
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Base $ 1075 1075 1080 1085 1115 1135 1140 1150 1160 1235 1400 2650 3575 12000 30000 58000 137500 - - -
$ - - 1145 1155 1160 - - 2950 - - - - - -

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Disclaimer: The prices listed in the various NGC Price and Value Guides are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. Prices provided are averages, not specific prices for individual coins. Further, because these prices are only updated from time to time, they do not reflect short term pricing trends, which are quite common and are often quite dramatic, given the volatile nature of the collectible coin marketplace. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. For all of these reasons, the prices in these guides are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and factors that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and — when appropriate — expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. By using the NGC Guides, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the Guides.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1098
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/15/2021 1909 D $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----31720308435342226252522152----1098
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Total----317203084353422262525221531---1100
 ----0%0%1%2%3%8%32%4%21%23%5%2%0%0%0%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 D $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base160917071707170717071707172117301730173017761865192828213270556379601010513527142701531916424
164217071707170717071712172417301730174518061886222629714034636286751124613775146201568717245
0000001724173017301745180618862226297140346362867511246137751462000
0000001727173017301761183519072523312047997161939012386140221496900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 5563
Owner: foresthamilton@universalcoin.com
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 2821
Owner: Rheingold
 
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