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 MS65

ELIASBERG PEDIGREE. GEM SATIN SURFACES. CONDITION CENSUS.
$1,650,000.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

LARGE EAGLE. CHOICE LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$59,500.00

1797 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE EAGLE MS61

LARGE EAGLE. CHOICE SATIN LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$59,500.00

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

CHOICE LUSTEROUS SURFACES. ONLY 900 STRUCK. JUST THREE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$175,000.00

1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS63

VERY CHOICE LUSTEROUS SURFACES. WELLSTRUCK AND FLASHY.
$62,500.00

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.
$22,500.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, LARGE STARS REVERSE MS63

14-STAR REVERSE. EXTRA STAR IN CLOUD. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER.
$69,500.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL STARS REVERSE RA62 W

SMALL STARS REVERSE. CHOICE SATIN LUSTEROUS SURFACES.
$46,000.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL STARS REVERSE RA63 W

SMALL STAR REVERSE. BD-3. ONLY 15,017 STRUCK.
$79,500.00

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.
$139,500.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 MS61

CROSSLET 4. ONLY 3,757 STRUCK. ESTIMATED LESS THAN 100 EXIST . JUST 3 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$139,500.00