Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 15,055
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $722.34 (10/23/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1860 $10 MS obverse 1860 $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1860 has a similar original mintage to the 1857 (16,606 pieces produced) and the 1859 (16,093 pieces produced), and all three issues are significant rarities that, when encountered at all, are apt to grade no finer than XF. The Philadelphia Mint limited its production of eagles in 1860 to a mere 15,105 pieces. Many of these coins were probably melted in the early years of the Civil War, and most survivors were retrieved from circulation.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1860 $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1100 1120 1310 1400 1600 1930 2450 3150 4300 9750 14500 19000 - 95000 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 149
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 61

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1860 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--1-17341721302675---------149
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Total--1-17341721302675---------149
 --1 %-1 %5 %23 %11 %14 %20 %17 %5 %3 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/2/2000 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 1363, 1363/Lot# 1692 $1,002.25
5/30/2005 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 983 $1,897.50
6/9/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 118849 $914.10
9/25/2013 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1189/Lot# 5255 $1,762.50
3/28/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6267 $1,997.50
2/22/2018 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2018 February 22 - 26 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1272/Lot# 5835 $2,880.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1860 $10 MS Prooflike
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1860 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111185612061634196929413406397142904403481756567597125161808226539395385973091410
1112869721348174522933096359440774327454150966303923614371209013087246268702900
00000017452293309635944077432745415096630392361437120901308724626800
000000185726173251378241834365467953766950108761622623720352055299900
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3971
Owner: scotty's gold
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 3406
Owner: foresthamilton@universalcoin.com
 
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