Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 17,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $874.47 (7/27/2021)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1877 S $10 MS obverse 1877 S $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

A rare and underappreciated issue among With Motto tens, the '77-S had a mintage of only 17,000 pieces and the vast majority of survivors are VF with a few XF coins known. In AU, this date is a major condition rarity and comparable to the better known 1876-S (but priced significantly lower).

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Last Updated: 6/29/2020

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1877 S $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 170
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 61

The chart showing 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: 7/27/2021 1877 S $10 MS
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Base---5152428183139712---------170
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Total---5152428183139712---------170
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1877 S $10 MS PL
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1877 S $10 MS
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Base15581609165817071865226825252754358340165486748787279180965110139106451126811918125951355214562
15751625167417601999235426013030372745066153790088789337981410308108531148512144129141388915290
000000260130303727450661537900887893379814103081085311485121441291400
000000267833073872499668208314902994949976104761106011701123691323300
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 4016
Owner: Mr. Brightside
 
Grade: AU 53
Points: 3583
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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