Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 24,015
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $648.54 (7/27/2016)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 CC $10 MS obverse 1881 CC $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In terms of both total number of coins known and number of pieces believed extant above the XF grade level, the 1881-CC (24,015 pieces produced) is the most common Carson City Eagle struck prior to 1890. The most accurate estimate on the number of coins extant is 300-400+, with perhaps 30-50 pieces in Mint State (both figures are per Winter and Halperin, 2001).

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/8/2016

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1881 CC $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1050 1100 1175 1350 1800 2450 2775 3600 5350 7250 9750 17250 55000 135000 - - - - - -
$ - - 2975 3900 6100 - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 342
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/19/2005 NGC MS 61   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2509 $5,060.00
2/5/2006 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 2155, 2155/Lot# 1823 $616.00
2/5/2006 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1268 $5,750.00
11/12/2009 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 427, 433/Lot# 6764 $1,122.40
8/15/2011 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9588 $3,162.50
11/18/2012 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/18/2012, 49/Lot# 83149 $947.10
3/20/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30391 $4,112.50
3/3/2016 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2016 March 3 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1233/Lot# 4513 $2,820.00


NGC Registry

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