Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 73,780
Catalog: KM-102
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 16.7180g
AGW: 0.4837oz
Melt Value: $613.04 (4/29/2016)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 $10 MS obverse 1878 $10 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Production of Eagles at the Philadelphia Mint increased from 817 pieces in 1877 to 73,800 coins in 1878. Survivors of the latter issue are obtainable enough in circulated grades, but high grade Mint State representatives are few and far between.

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1878 $10 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 358
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 64


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5/1/2016 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8914


Auction Prices Realized

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1/5/1994 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 1994 F.U.N. Bullet Sale #115, 115/Lot# 753 $550.00
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2565 $2,530.00
10/22/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 188, 194/Lot# 8847 $460.00
6/27/2008 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2549, 2549/Lot# 1103 $1,736.00
12/3/2009 PCGS AU 50   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 17760/Lot# 1237 $1,170.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5263 $5,875.00
8/11/2013 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 132103 $1,980.00
7/27/2014 PCGS AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 814, 823/Lot# 347 $900.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 $10 MS
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1878 $10 MS Prooflike
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