Liberty Head $10

No Motto (1838-1866)

At the turn of the 19th century, the upheaval of the “Reign of Terror” and Napoleonic Wars resulted in a worldwide rise in gold prices. With the U.S. Mint statutorily bound to the weight specifications and 15 to 1 silver/gold ratio defined by the Act of 1792, the fluctuating market price of precious metals wreaked havoc with U.S. coinage, particularly the largest gold coin, the flagship $10 Capped Bust “Eagle.” By 1795, an ounce of gold—worth 15 ounces of silver in the United States—was worth 15.5 ounces of silver in Paris. That was enough motivation for bullion brokers to buy United States gold coins, mostly with Latin American silver coins, and ship them to Paris to be sold. By 1813 the ratio would reach 16.25:1, and before long, 98% of all U.S. gold coinage would be destroyed. At the end of 1804, President Thomas Jefferson ordered eagle production stopped. I.... (Expand Text)

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1878 LIBERTY HEAD $10 MS65 NGC

GEM CREAMY LUSTROUS SURFACES. TIED WITH ONE OTHER COIN FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$32,950.00

1879-CC LIBERTY HEAD $10 AU55 PCGS

CHOICE WELL STRUCK ALMOST UNCIRCULATED SPECIMEN WITH LUSTER STILL APPARENT. CONDITION CENSUS. LESS THAN SIXTY COINS BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ALL GRADES. JUST THREE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$93,500.00

1880-CC LIBERTY HEAD $10 MS61 PCGS

VERY CHOICE, SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. TIED WITH ONE OTHER COIN FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$85,000.00

1881-CC LIBERTY HEAD $10 MS62 PCGS

VERY CHOICE SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST THREE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. THE HIGHEST IS A MS63. CAC.
$44,000.00

1891-CC LIBERTY HEAD $10 MS63 PCGS

CHOICE SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY NINE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$11,500.00

1893 LIBERTY HEAD $10 PR65+ Deep Cameo PCGS

GEM DEEP MIRRORED SURFACES WITH RICH, THICK CAMEO DEVICES. ONLY 55 STRUCK. JUST A SOLE PR66DCAM GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$121,000.00

1897 LIBERTY HEAD $10 PR66 Deep Cameo PCGS

GEM DEEP MIRRORED SURFACES WITH ICY CAMEO DEVICES. ONLY 69 STRUCK. TIED WITH ONE OTHER COIN FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$275,000.00

1900 LIBERTY HEAD $10 PR65 Deep Cameo CACG

GEM DEEP MIRRORED SURFACES WITH CAMEO DEVICES. ONLY 120 STRUCK. CAC.
$121,000.00

1903 LIBERTY HEAD $10 PR65 CACG

GEM BRILLIANT PROOF SURFACES. ONLY 96 STRUCK. CAC.
$77,000.00

1907 LIBERTY HEAD $10, LIBERTY PR65+ Cameo PCGS

GEM CAMEO SURFACES. THERE ARE NO DEEP CAMEOS GRADED FOR THIS DATE. HIGHEST GRADED IS A PR66CAM. ONLY 74 STRUCK.
$104,500.00