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 DRAPED BUST $10, 13 LEAVES, SMALL EAGLE MS61

13 LEAVES. VERY FLASHY, LUSTEROUS SURFACES. FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE.
$119,500.00

1795 DRAPED BUST $10, 13 LEAVES, SMALL EAGLE MS65

ELIASBERG PEDIGREE. GEM SATIN SURFACES. CONDITION CENSUS.
$1,795,000.00

1796 DRAPED BUST $10 AU58

VERY CHOICE SMOOTH SURFACES WITH LUSTER PIERCING THROUGH. ONLY 4,146 STRUCK. BELIEVED TO BE ONLY 125-175 KNOWN IN ANY GRADE.
$105,000.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE AU58

HERALDIC EAGLE REVERSE. WELL STRUCK AND LUSTROUS. RARITY-4+ TARASZKA-8.
$45,000.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

LARGE EAGLE. CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$69,500.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

LARGE EAGLE. CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$57,500.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

LARGE EAGLE. CHOICE SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$57,500.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL EAGLE AU53

SMALL EAGLE. CHOICE LIGHTLY CIRCULATED SURFACES. ONLY 50-60 KNOWN TODAY IN ALL GRADES.
$109,500.00

1798/7 DRAPED BUST $10, 9X4 STARS MS61

9X4 STARS. CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY 900 STRUCK. JUST THREE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$195,000.00

1800 DRAPED BUST $10 MS64

GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST A SINGLE MS65 COIN GRADED HIGHER.
$249,500.00

1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS63

VERY CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES. WELL STRUCK AND FLASHY.
$65,000.00

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

SMALL STARS REVERSE. SATIN SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST AT NGC
$67,500.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE STARS REVERSE AU55

14-STAR REVERSE. ONLY ABOUT 100 KNOWN TO EXIST.
$26,000.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE STARS REVERSE MS63

14-STAR REVERSE. EXTRA STAR IN CLOUD. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER. ABOUT 100 COINS BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ALL GRADES.
$69,500.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL STARS REVERSE MS62

SMALL STARS REVERSE. CHOICE SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$39,950.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL STARS REVERSE MS63

SMALL STAR REVERSE. BD-3. ONLY 15,017 STRUCK.
$77,500.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 MS61

CROSSLET 4. MINTAGE OF ONLY 3,757. ESTIMATED THAT FEWER THAN 100 BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY. ONLY THREE GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$129,500.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 MS61

CROSSLET 4. ONLY 3,757 STRUCK. ESTIMATED LESS THAN 100 EXIST . JUST 3 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$129,500.00