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: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $639.84 (7/23/2016)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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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1855 S $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 34
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 58


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Auction Prices Realized

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2/11/2007 NCS XF 40   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2397 $1,092.50
9/16/2007 NGC VF 30   Teletrade Auction 2422, 2422/Lot# 2259 $1,680.00
1/3/2012 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(7), 1166/Lot# 6485 $6,325.00
1/8/2014 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1201/Lot# 6861 $3,290.00
3/20/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30357 $17,625.00
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
6/4/2015 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1221/Lot# 5334 $2,232.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 S $10 MS
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0000004378540861376792729610051160602615142842705651167811345611100
1855 S $10 MS Prooflike
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