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: $886.65 (5/8/2021)
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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Last Updated: 6/29/2020

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1860 $10 MS
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Base $ 1100 1125 1475 1400 1600 1925 2450 3150 4300 9750 14500 19000 - 95000 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 154
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 61

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/4/2021 1860 $10 MS
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Base--1-17341722322776---------154
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Total--1-17341722322776---------154
 --1%-1%5%22%11%14%21%18%5%4%--------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1860 $10 MS PL
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1860 $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111185612061634196929413406397142904403481756567597125161808226539395385973091410
11128697213481745229330963594407743274541509663039236143712090130872462687029095981
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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