NGC-graded Eagle Soars at Heritage Auction

An 1875 gold $10, the top lot in the auction, realized $372,000.

An NGC-graded 1875 Gold $10, graded NGC AU 50, soared at the Heritage Auctions Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction on Feb. 22. The extremely rare Liberty Head Eagle realized a record $372,000, and was the top lot in the auction.

1875 Gold $10, graded NGC AU 50, realized $372,000.
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This particular coin is the third-highest graded of only a hanfdul of known specimens, from an original mintage of 100 business strikes.

NGC-graded eagles were among the other auction highlights, including:

Other highlights included:

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