Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,013
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $619.57 (10/21/2017)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1859 $10 MS obverse 1859 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1859 is a rare date in all grades and is considered by Breen to be 'prohibitively rare (in) AU.' Only 16,093 pieces were struck and Akers only recorded the appearance in auction of 2 coins in AU over the 57-year period he surveyed for his work on this series.

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1859 $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 162
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/7/1995 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 1995 October Long Beach Signature Sale #144, 144/Lot# 6313 $1,540.00
7/21/1997 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0964, 964/Lot# 1858 $791.25
1/25/2004 NGC MS 60   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3310 $6,440.00
5/27/2009 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2009 May Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1125, 1125/Lot# 1740 $1,725.00
5/4/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 191941 $26,950.00
4/22/2015 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1219/Lot# 6288 $1,527.50
7/17/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 6052 $58,750.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 $10 MS Prooflike
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1859 $10 MS
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 3639
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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