Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 121,701
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $718.07 (10/21/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 $10 MS obverse 1855 $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1855 is one of the few No Motto issues that can occasionally be found in strict uncirculated condition. It is not commonly located in mint state, but the few pieces that do exist are very popular with collectors.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1855 $10 MS
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Base $ 875 900 1060 1080 1180 1200 1250 1390 1620 4425 5475 8875 21500 37500 120000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 23500 60000 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 686
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1855 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---1712555490226172233492-1-----686
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Total---1712555490226179243792-1-----697
 ---0 %1 %2 %8 %8 %13 %32 %26 %3 %5 %1 %0 %-0 %----- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/10/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2454 $1,437.50
11/8/2009 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2768, 2768/Lot# 2636 $718.75
3/31/2011 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6712 $1,495.00
8/28/2011 NGC AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/28/2011, 133/Lot# 15156 $957.00
8/2/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(3), 1173/Lot# 4655 $1,057.50
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5581 $1,527.50
9/22/2013 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 770, 779/Lot# 833 $2,000.00
2/27/2014 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(5), 1203/Lot# 8402 $940.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $10 MS Prooflike
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1855 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111745829114113932017233527322960332439525862954714514223423478854738869511
1112497739331225160121232467280830813533458870901120217123264904143865475869510
000000122516012123246728083081353345887090112021712326490414386547500
000000130918092229259928843202374252258318128581973230639480887621300
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 3324
Owner: Hugh Stiel Rare Coins
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 3324
Owner: scotty's gold
 
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