1838 LIBERTY HEAD $10 AU55

LUSTROUS SURFACES. FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE. A TWO YEAR ONLY TYPE COIN. LESS THAN 100 KNOWN IN ALL GRADES.
Grading Service: NGC
SKU: 142191
Cert Number: 4627830014
$28,000.00**
$27,500.00
Bring This Coin to Life
In 1838, a vibrant tapestry of American achievements unfolded, highlighting innovation, cultural milestones, and historical significance. Mormon settlers founded Far West, Missouri, contributing to the rich history of religious migration and settlement in the United States. The SS Great Western's successful transatlantic voyage marked a monumental leap in steam-powered maritime technology, revolutionizing international travel and commerce. Meanwhile, the establishment of the American Numismatic Society in New York City fostered a deeper understanding and appreciation of coins, medals, and currency in American history. John Wilkes Booth, future actor and infamous assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was born in Bel Air, Maryland, adding a chapter to the annals of American theater and tragedy. Additionally, John Plumbe, Jr.'s opening of the first commercial daguerreotype studio in New York City heralded the dawn of widespread photography, capturing moments and memories for generations to come. Though ""The American Scholar"" was delivered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1837, its impact on American intellectual discourse resonated through 1838, shaping the nation's cultural and philosophical landscape. These diverse accomplishments of 1838 reflect the spirit of innovation, creativity, and exploration that defined the era. "
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