Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 826,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $723.27 (10/17/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1886 S $10 MS obverse 1886 S $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1886-S $10 gold eagle is a conditional rarity. Few have survived in grades of MS64 or higher. In fact, NGC the highest graded pieces that NGC has seen are three MS64+ examples.

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Last Updated: 6/28/2019

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1886 S $10 MS
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Base $ 750 760 895 895 895 895 895 895 895 900 900 1030 1130 2700 24200 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1050 1475 4050 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3139
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 64

The chart showing 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: 10/8/2019 1886 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----251097201022041215126828017------3139
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Total----251097201022041215127528220------3151
 ----0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %3 %6 %39 %40 %9 %1 %------ 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/27/1993 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1993 ANA Bullet #106, 106/Lot# 622 $3,190.00
1/15/1997 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0911, 911/Lot# 1807 $358.70
3/20/2006 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2177, 2177/Lot# 1838 $1,400.00
7/17/2007 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July West Palm Beach, FL) Final Session #443, 443/Lot# 9297 $414.00
7/23/2007 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 161, 166/Lot# 2205 $431.25
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2203 $805.00
3/17/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/17/2013, 66/Lot# 105226 $798.60
8/8/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 4382 $1,880.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1886 $10 MS S Prooflike
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1886 $10 MS S
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Base11116206316426536726847037157548822139300933234646660995601404920954
11120762363464565967669070772879613012429311337645300759211056163500
0000006456596766907077287961301242931133764530075921105600
0000006496656806967117418391720271932184205595485761255200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3113
Owner: Hugh Stiel Rare Coins
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 715
Owner: bertl
 
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