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: $610.47 (5/23/2017)
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: 7/12/2016

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1909 D $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 770 790 800 850 935 940 950 970 1200 1400 1900 3750 5750 17000 39000 56000 147500 - - -
$ - - 960 1000 1300 - - 4500 7750 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1051
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/23/2007 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3395 $747.50
11/18/2007 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 2450, 2450/Lot# 2268 $868.00
12/17/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 204, 210/Lot# 1144 $724.50
9/20/2010 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1323 $3,217.00
6/1/2011 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4822 $1,380.00
4/6/2014 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 183575 $1,122.00
10/10/2014 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 15868 $616.88
1/29/2015 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1217/Lot# 4288 $2,350.00
4/26/2017 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1254/Lot# 5456 $793.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 D $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333337748028298849209721005106615052585431980589450292905340296493134561
33332607838118478969379831025121218653163556585221606337327677651091820
00000081184789693798310251212186531635565852216063373276776500
00000082086590895499410451358222537416811898622676453648212900
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 920
Owner: Plartimus
 
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