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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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.
$99,500.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE AU58

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

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

LARGE EAGLE. CHOICE LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$55,000.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

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

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

LARGE EAGLE. CHOICE LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$69,500.00

1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS63

VERY CHOICE LUSTEROUS 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.
$25,000.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE STARS REVERSE MS63

14-STAR REVERSE. EXTRA STAR IN CLOUD. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER.
$67,500.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL STARS REVERSE MS62

SMALL STARS REVERSE. CHOICE SATIN LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$43,500.00

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.
$122,500.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 XF45

CROSSLET 4. ONLY 80-100 KNOWN TO EXIST IN ALL GRADES.
$43,500.00