Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 425,400
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $722.08 (10/23/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1889 S $10 MS obverse 1889 S $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1889-S gold eagle is one of the more easily found $10 gold issues in the marketplace. However, most tend to grade MS63 or below. In choice, the number of pieces available falls dramatically. NGC has not graded a single gem example.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1889 S $10 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 750 760 935 935 940 940 940 940 940 940 950 960 1460 3900 69000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1250 1700 5900 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1403
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: 10/22/2019 1889 S $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----121271019116795654501299------1399
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Total----121271019116795664521329------1405
 ----0 %0 %1 %0 %1 %1 %8 %6 %40 %32 %9 %1 %------ 
1889 S $10 MS Prooflike
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Base-------------22-------4
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Total-------------22-------4
 -------------50 %50 %------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/14/2008 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 222, 228/Lot# 6268 $1,322.50
7/9/2009 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 8947 $1,265.00
2/3/2010 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 February Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1137, 1137/Lot# 1686 $3,220.00
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2206 $667.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 3778 $805.00
12/12/2010 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2976, 2976/Lot# 2351 $1,380.00
6/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3093, 3093/Lot# 1938 $1,207.50
3/10/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/10/2013, 65/Lot# 104291 $1,320.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 $10 MS S Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111141869972173775877482696622633089414061559281141802192734285
11111140511706726744763791872139825383439481171971091416762260460
00000051170672674476379187213982538343948117197109141676200
00000060571373175176880891918302813378954838239125471934400
1889 $10 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11116206316426536746887117257749082154295033194633658095051394820775
11120762363464566067869571574181813232419307337575282755510986162230
0000006456606786957157418181323241930733757528275551098600
0000006496676837037207578631738268431964195593185301246700
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 774
Owner: CBC
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 774
Owner: MacBurnee
 
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