Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 107,500
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7200g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $718.50 (10/22/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1894 O $10 MS obverse 1894 O $10 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

In 1894, the New Orleans Mint struck 107,500 $10 gold pieces. While a majority went into circulation, they are still available today in the lower mint state grades. However, they become very rare in grades of MS63 or above.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/6/2019

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1894 O $10 MS
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Base $ 775 790 950 950 950 950 965 975 1060 1430 1550 2275 6700 17000 - - - - - -
$ - - - - 1150 - 1575 2950 7000 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1012
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65

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, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1894 O $10 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----3628395318134294173621621-----1000
----------1-----------1
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Total----3628395318134394174621621-----1002
 ----0 %1 %3 %4 %5 %18 %34 %9 %17 %6 %2 %0 %0 %----- 
1894 O $10 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------2361--------12
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Total----------2371--------13
 ----------15 %23 %54 %8 %-------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/25/1996 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0826, 826/Lot# 833 $764.88
10/25/2004 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #17, 21/Lot# 359 $419.75
2/10/2008 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2491 $661.25
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25307 $940.00
10/18/2012 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(6), 1175/Lot# 10384 $969.38
12/23/2012 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/23/2012, 54/Lot# 90951 $1,375.00
2/27/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(4), 1203/Lot# 5450 $1,292.50
9/4/2014 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8708 $705.00
9/9/2016 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(4), 1244/Lot# 14254 $1,175.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1894 $10 MS O Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111114978151034116213321435153116973560578379261219918991298784745476023
11111166603888107612181366146715862318430164979350144632262035736569770
00000060388810761218136614671586231843016497935014463226203573600
000000709961111912751400149916412939504272111077416727262494159500
1894 $10 MS O
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111620642705764974109512581357145016093406556370731063116194249743895261382
111207627663724834101411491291138815032208412560668259124851912029633464280
00000072483410141149129113881503220841256066825912485191202963300
00000074490410541203132414191556280748446569944514339220473429200
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1258
Owner: Hugh Stiel Rare Coins
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1258
Owner: tsevni2
 
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