Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 13,500
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $722.29 (10/23/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1868 S $10 MS obverse 1868 S $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

A mere 13,500 pieces were struck and only a couple of handfuls survive today in all grades.

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Last Updated: 8/23/2019

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1868 S $10 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 69
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 58

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1868 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--115515129147-----------69
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Total--115515129147-----------69
 --1 %1 %7 %7 %22 %17 %13 %20 %10 %----------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/17/1999 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1134, 1134/Lot# 2035 $1,582.50
7/27/2005 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2005 July San Francisco, CA (ANA) Signature Auction #382, 382/Lot# 7625 $6,325.00
2/11/2007 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2403 $3,450.00
7/26/2012 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 12434 $2,350.00
2/27/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(4), 1203/Lot# 5401 $3,818.75
8/8/2014 PCGS XF 40   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 4377 $2,115.00
8/5/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3993 $5,875.00
9/5/2019 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2019 September 5 - 8 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1299/Lot# 4991 $1,860.00
9/5/2019 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions 2019 September 5 - 8 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1299/Lot# 7999 $2,040.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1868 $10 MS S Prooflike
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1868 $10 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111271170722682834328148225524635868209369148162364538042616571005861111
1142414161894245629833794505658026512766911184177592844445913746331005861110
00000029833794505658026512766911184177592844445913746331005861100
00000031324308529060806666851913000207023324353785876091005861100
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