Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 24,015
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $722.41 (10/23/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1881 CC $10 MS obverse 1881 CC $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of just over 24,000 pieces, the 1881-CC $10 gold eagle is one of the more commonly encountered pre-1890 Carson City eagles. They are relatively easily obtainable in grades through MS62. Above that, however, they become extremely scarce.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/6/2019

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1881 CC $10 MS
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Base $ 1100 1150 1225 1450 2500 3300 3750 4750 5375 8125 10200 15700 47500 130000 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 348
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1881 CC $10 MS
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Base--119177326494383132012-1------348
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Total--119177326494485132012-1------351
 --0 %0 %3 %5 %21 %7 %14 %13 %24 %4 %6 %3 %-0 %------ 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/3/2004 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1943, 1943/Lot# 2163 $687.50
9/19/2005 NGC MS 61   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2509 $5,060.00
3/26/2009 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 352, 358/Lot# 6259 $1,196.00
10/13/2011 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 5028 $1,782.50
7/26/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 11031 $97,750.00
8/31/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 216671 $1,450.00
10/8/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1210/Lot# 4356 $4,259.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 $10 MS CC Prooflike
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Base13761463155416221665182819041976305235564160449947046150858090289492997410474109921153012086
14051493157616361719185319282334322037574273456751866960872991829652101401064611171117150
0000001928233432203757427345675186696087299182965210140106461117100
0000001952269333883958438646355668777088789337981310307108191135000
1881 $10 MS CC
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Base13011384147215371578173518081878291634023987431645155919828487219173964410131106371116111704
1328141314931550163017591831222430783597409643824983670784298871933098061029910811113420
000000183122243078359740964382498367078429887193309806102991081100
000000185425703240379242064448545174958575902294879968104681098600
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Grade: XF 45
Points: 1808
Owner: TAC Enterprises
 
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