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: $718.32 (10/22/2019)
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: 6/14/2019

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1855 S $10 MS
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Base $ 1600 1850 2100 3600 4850 7500 9125 16000 24200 - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 33
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: 10/8/2019 1855 S $10 MS
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Base----42721053-----------33
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Total----42721053-----------33
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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/12/2005 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 9223 $4,600.00
4/13/2006 NGC VF 30   Teletrade Auction 2189, 2189/Lot# 1350 $1,680.00
2/11/2007 NCS XF 40   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2397 $1,092.50
9/7/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1159/Lot# 4378 $3,737.50
1/7/2015 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7215 $2,350.00
9/7/2016 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1239/Lot# 5694 $5,875.00
9/5/2019 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions 2019 September 5 - 8 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1299/Lot# 4975 $2,280.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $10 MS S Prooflike
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1855 $10 MS S
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Base11113931707219737474694576563247027743111362184093002349252812221345611111
1146514971870271340625051595165587161874113711222803643259908990011345611110
00000040625051595165587161874113711222803643259908990011345611100
0000004378540861376792729610051160602615142842705651167811345611100
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Grade: VF 30
Points: 1707
Owner: Melchizadec
 
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