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: $618.70 (11/20/2017)
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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Last Updated: 6/27/2017

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1881 CC $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 338
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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10/3/2004 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1943, 1943/Lot# 2163 $687.50
9/19/2005 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2510 $4,140.00
11/1/2010 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 528, 535/Lot# 779 $1,397.25
3/8/2012 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1168/Lot# 4120 $977.50
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 118837 $2,392.50
7/27/2013 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5266 $2,115.00
8/2/2017 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2017 August 2 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Denver Session(5), 1258/Lot# 5744 $3,172.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 $10 MS CC Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13761463155416221665182819041976305235564160449947046150858090289492997410474109921153012086
14051493157616361719185319282334322037574273456751866960872991829652101401064611171117150
0000001928233432203757427345675186696087299182965210140106461117100
0000001952269333883958438646355668777088789337981310307108191135000
1881 $10 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13011384147215371578173518081878291634023987431645155919828487219173964410131106371116111704
1328141314931550163017591831222430783597409643824983670784298871933098061029910811113420
000000183122243078359740964382498367078429887193309806102991081100
000000185425703240379242064448545174958575902294879968104681098600
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Grade: XF 45
Points: 1808
Owner: TAC Enterprises
 
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