Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 54,250
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $722.25 (10/17/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1854 $10 MS obverse 1854 $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

A surprisingly scarce issue considering the mintage was a hefty 54,250 pieces. While relatively available in lower grades, the 1854 is quite difficult to locate in strict AU condition, and in mint state only 2-3 pieces are believed known.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/11/2019

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1854 $10 MS
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Base $ 875 900 1070 1140 1290 1500 1800 1900 3050 6550 8800 17000 26500 - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 301
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1854 $10 MS
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Base----514482550727364112------301
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Total----514482550747464112------304
 ----2 %5 %16 %8 %16 %24 %24 %2 %1 %0 %0 %1 %------ 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/20/2007 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2452, 2452/Lot# 1180 $1,036.00
3/10/2008 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 228, 234/Lot# 1482 $690.00
1/3/2011 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale, 70/Lot# 1515 $2,070.00
9/4/2011 NGC AU 53   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 2070 $1,150.00
10/2/2011 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/02/2011, 138/Lot# 19002 $1,100.00
4/25/2019 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2019 April 25 - 28 Central States (CSNS) US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1294/Lot# 8193 $1,020.00
6/6/2019 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2019 June 6 - 9 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1296/Lot# 7875 $810.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1854 $10 MS Prooflike
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1854 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111764925130916092507293634553747414147939045141622239735741575049319711
11125581710531409190826503109355238784358621010750169072684542995694019319710
0000001409190826503109355238784358621010750169072684542995694019319700
0000001509220727933282364940094575762712456196523129350249812999319700
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3455
Owner: foresthamilton@universalcoin.com
 
Grade: AU 53
Points: 2507
Owner: Michael Jones
 
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