Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 21,335
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $613.28 (5/28/2017)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1888 O $10 MS obverse 1888 O $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The New Orleans Mint only struck 21,335 gold eagles in 1888. They were quite rare until some examples resurfaced in Europe. Today, they are available through MS62. However, above that, they become very rare.

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Price Guide

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1888 O $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 637
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 63


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6/11/2017 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 8079


Auction Prices Realized

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10/20/1997 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0990, 990/Lot# 2111 $274.30
9/9/2009 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2009 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1129, 1129/Lot# 9183 $862.50
3/31/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6750 $805.00
1/29/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1759 $948.75
9/15/2013 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/15/2013, 92/Lot# 137319 $915.20
1/19/2014 PCGS MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 787, 796/Lot# 10269 $1,200.00
2/27/2014 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(4), 1203/Lot# 5436 $1,645.00
4/27/2016 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1234/Lot# 5913 $6,168.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1888 O $10 MS
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00000069775583690097110851367215235884801674910034151282311100
00000071178685592798811651488269539395312767611465173612662900
1888 O $10 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3238
Owner: Northwest Collection
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1609
Owner: Hoboken Collection
 
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