Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 9,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $886.65 (5/8/2021)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 S $10 MS obverse 1855 S $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

In his important reference work on this series, Akers ranked the 1855-S in the top quarter of all tens according to frequency of appearance in major auctions.

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Last Updated: 6/30/2017

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1855 S $10 MS
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Base $ 1600 1850 2100 2600 3550 7400 8450 16000 23500 - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 32
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 58

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/4/2021 1855 S $10 MS
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Total----32721053-----------32
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 S $10 MS PL
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1855 S $10 MS
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1146514971870271340625051595165587161874113711222803643259908990011345611111
00000040625051595165587161874113711222803643259908990011345611100
0000004378540861376792729610051160602615142842705651167811345611100
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