Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 800
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $871.38 (7/27/2021)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1873 $10 MS obverse 1873 $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1873 is one of the five or six rarest dates in the series of Coronet tens according to Akers, and among Philadelphia coins only the 1875 is rarer. Akers estimates that of the 800 business strikes originally minted only 12-15 exist today, while Breen believes that no more than 8-10 survive.

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Last Updated: 6/30/2017

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1873 $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 20
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 58

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 7/27/2021 1873 $10 MS
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1873 $10 MS PL
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1873 $10 MS
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