Draped Bust $10

Draped Bust, Small Eagle (1795-1797)

With John Cabot’s voyage of exploration in 1497, England laid claim to parts of North America, planting the seed that in three hundred years grew into the new nation of the United States. Although settlements weren’t established for more than a century, other European countries lost no time in establishing colonies of their own. The English contented themselves with the eastern seaboard, leaving the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana to the French. Along with vast territories in Central and South America, the Spanish claimed the West Coast of the North American continent, encompassing an area that was to become California, Arizona and New Mexico.

Naturally, coins familiar to these emigres served as currency for commerce in their new adopted land. The Spanish eight reales (Spanish dollar) and its subdivisions of four, two, one, and one-half reales were familiar and accepted everywhere, along with assorted Eng.... (Expand Text)

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1795 BUST $10, 13 LEAVES, SMALL EAGLE MS65

ELIASBERG PEDIGREE. GEM SATIN SURFACES. CONDITION CENSUS.
$1,495,000.00

1797 BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE AU58

LARGE EAGLE. ONLY 10,940 STRUCK. LOVELY SURFACES.
$44,950.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL EAGLE AU58

SMALL EAGLE. BD-1. JUST 3,615 STRUCK. ONLY 50-60 BELIEVE TO EXIST TODAY. VERY LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$175,000.00

1800 DRAPED BUST $10 MS61

WELL STRUCK WITH NICE LUSTER. ONLY 5,999 STRUCK.
$28,500.00

1803 BUST $10, SMALL STARS REVERSE, LARGE EAGLE MS63

SMALL STARS REV. SATIN SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST AT NGC.
$65,000.00

1803 BUST $10, SMALL STARS REVERSE, LARGE EAGLE MS63

SMALL STARS REVERSE. SATIN SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST AT NGC
$65,000.00

1804 BUST $10, CROSS 4, LARGE EAGLE AU58

CROSSLET 4. ONLY ABOUT 80 PIECES BELEIVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ANY GRADE. VERY NICE PLANCHET.
$79,500.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 MS61

CROSSLET 4. MINTAGE OF ONLY 3,757. ESTIMATED THAT LESS THAN 100 BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY. ONLY THREE GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$125,000.00