Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 103,732
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $619.14 (10/24/2017)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1891 CC $10 MS obverse 1891 CC $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1891-CC $10 gold eagle had the highest mintage of any gold eagle struck at the Carson City Mint at some 103,732 pieces. However, many have been circulated or spent time in bags, which means that most uncirculated examples are in the MS61-62 range. MS63 examples are rare, and choice or higher coins are nearly impossible to find.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/27/2017

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1891 CC $10 MS
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Base $ 1075 1100 1200 1300 1400 1625 1800 2150 2450 2600 2750 3650 7150 22900 75000 - - - - -
$ - - - 2300 2550 2650 3000 4500 9500 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2488
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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11/4/2017 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2017 November 2 - 4 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1261/Lot# 17915


Auction Prices Realized

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12/9/1996 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0900, 900/Lot# 1825 $422.00
7/30/2008 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 3176 $2,185.00
10/21/2008 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28104, 28104/Lot# 24410 $823.40
9/4/2011 PCGS XF 45   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1185 $1,053.00
11/7/2011 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 634, 641/Lot# 1318 $2,372.45
1/29/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1760 $891.25
4/14/2014 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20739 $1,086.88
7/6/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 199/Lot# 206361 $1,732.50
4/26/2017 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1254/Lot# 5426 $2,056.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 $10 MS CC Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111170911151170120612571291153119633386568474191111316874259454035863441
111112378441133118212231268137116752437415262628650130331989730749480520
000000844113311821223126813711675243741526262865013033198973074900
000000979115111941240127914511819291149186840988114953229213555300
1891 $10 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1337142315541600168717281743175919392050220523012585297343597289769780988527897394359915
1365146615691629170017331748181919762101223723952714343553357425783082418675912795950
0000001748181919762101223723952714343553357425783082418675912700
0000001753187920132153226924902843389763127561796483848824928100
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2205
Owner: Stiel Coin Collection
 
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