Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 7,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $723.43 (10/17/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1859 S $10 MS obverse 1859 S $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1859-S was produced to the extent of just 7,000 pieces. Writing in 1980, David Akers describes this issue as 'grossly underrated in light of its true rarity.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1859 S $10 MS
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Base $ 1950 2650 3900 4125 8200 19200 24200 39500 68000 - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 38
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 60

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1859 S $10 MS
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Total---464756321----------38
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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/6/2004 NGC AU 50   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1712 $11,500.00
6/27/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2568 $15,862.50
10/30/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 10220 $14,100.00
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# 5336 $3,525.00
1/4/2017 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(4), 1251/Lot# 5936 $12,337.50
8/2/2017 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2017 August 2 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Denver Session(5), 1258/Lot# 5719 $4,935.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 $10 MS S Prooflike
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1859 $10 MS S
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Base11117072124332446565563667272587999842813106207723321453532868971345611111
11569184625243768495859326867750581429987156612491939986646531027851345611110
000000495859326867750581429987156612491939986646531027851345611100
0000005260630270627752828511546182162906646759757751186731345611100
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