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: $920.53 (10/20/2020)
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: 7/3/2020

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1855 $10 MS
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Base $ 950 975 1285 1350 1510 1510 1535 1535 1600 4400 5475 8850 21500 34500 120000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 23500 60000 - - - -

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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: 660
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65

The chart showing F series, 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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/13/2020 1855 $10 MS
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Base---1712565486206170223492-1-----660
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Total---1712565486206176233792-1-----670
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $10 MS PL
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1855 $10 MS
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Base1111745829114113932017233527322960332439525862954714514223423478854738869511
1112497739331225160121232467280830813533458870901120217123264904143865475869510
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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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