Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 817,000
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $641.39 (8/25/2016)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1887 S $10 MS obverse 1887 S $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Choice level of preservation is uncommonly high for a survivor of this 817,000-piece S-mint eagle, as most survivors remain in the MS63 and lower category.

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Price Guide

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1887 S $10 MS
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Base $ 740 750 760 770 780 800 820 850 900 920 975 1050 1775 5500 34000 - - - - -
$ - - 830 875 910 - - 1500 2900 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1524
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/29/1997 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0984, 984/Lot# 2016 $200.45
2/5/2002 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22022, 22022/Lot# 13642 $379.50
1/29/2007 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 124, 129/Lot# 1528 $460.00
2/10/2008 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2474 $2,127.50
12/22/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 158732 $1,450.00
4/21/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3478, 6027/Lot# 20292 $808.40


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 S $10 MS
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Base111162063164265366567468669576490826823281388855678102119771796227304
11120762363464565766867868971881214992881348344476412939313972210760
0000006456576686786897188121499288134834447641293931397200
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1887 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2682
Owner: Steve Svizzero
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 908
Owner: ddr70
 
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