Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 16,500
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $857.12 (7/14/2020)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1871 S $10 MS obverse 1871 S $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

An extremely rare S-mint ten with a mintage of only 16,500 pieces. Not only is this an absolute rarity, but it is an important condition rarity as well that is considered 'prohibitively rare above VF' by Breen.

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Last Updated: 8/23/2019

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1871 S $10 MS
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Base $ - 1200 1375 2000 2875 5500 6950 10500 17400 - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 77
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 45
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: 7/7/2020 1871 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--15149189894-----------77
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Total--15149189894-----------77
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1871 S $10 MS PL
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1871 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111115311843347644315466600766857077122702127136815636301098441345611111
11151116352387379447765646623368158808152702645245753790341180831345611110
000000379447765646623368158808152702645245753790341180831345611100
0000004112512158266459694610539182703163354691944391263221345611100
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 6007
Owner: Fog City
 
Grade: XF 40
Points: 1843
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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