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  Total Value: $45,850.00
In 1795 the first regular coin struck for the United States was the gold half eagle. Later in the year the first ten dollar gold pieces were made. The eagle had one obverse and two reverses, all designed by Robert Scot, the Chief Engraver. The obverse showed a plump Liberty facing right wearing an oversized soft cap. It is said that the portrait was taken from a sketch by the famous portrait artist Gilbert Stuart. This Capped Bust to Right design was used until 1804. It was combined with a Small Eagle Reverse from 1795 to 1797. The reverse showed a scrawny eagle holding a wreath in its mouth. The second reverse was Heraldic Eagle Reverse. The newer reverse, used from 1797 to 1804, had mixed up heraldry in that the arrows and olive branch were held in the wrong talons. No denomination is indicated on these coins since gold was valued by its weight and fineness as it was in Europe.

Production of the gold eagle was suspended as of December 1804 on verbal orders of President Thomas Jefferson. In July 1838, two acts of Congress changed the weight and fineness standard for United States gold coins, and Robert Patterson, the Mint Director, was ordered to resume production of the eagle. Acting Mint Engraver Christian Gobrecht designed Liberty Head or Coronet eagle. There are two types of Coronet eagles, Type 1 of 1838 to 1866 and Type 2 of 1867 to 1907.

Capped Bust To Right (1795-1804); Liberty Head No Motto (1838-1866); Liberty Head With Motto (1866-1907); Indian Head (1907-1933)

 
Coin ID
Type
Date
Svc
Grade
Price
Images
 Coin Description
Gold Eagles
RC74643
$10
PCGS
VF35 CAC
P.O.R
1849 Eagle - 1849 $10 PCGS VF35 CAC...More >>>
RC3077
$10
NGC
AU58
P.O.R
1849 Republic $10 Gold NGC AU58. Ex-SS Republic (blue tag & box). Slider shipwreck treasure...More >>>
RC7371010
$10
NGC
F12 CAC
$1,975
1849-O Eagle - 1849-O $10 NGC F12 CAC. This Southern branch mint circulated 1849-O Eagle shows wear in keeping with the grade, which is verified by the CAC sticker...More >>>
RC3078
$10
NGC
AU50
$1,200
1851-O Gold Eagle - 1851-O Liberty $10 NGC AU50. Fresh & lustrous, looks 55...More >>>
RC30791
$10
NGC
AU58
P.O.R
1851-O Republic $10 Gold NGC AU58. Ex-SS Republic (blue tag, box & cert). New Orleans-minted shipwreck treasure...More >>>
RC30941
$10
NGC
AU50
P.O.R
1852-O Liberty $10 Gold SS Republic NGC AU50. Ex-SS Republic (blue tag & box). Beautiful lustre - looks 55. Only 3 off the ship!....More >>>
RC30811
$10
NGC
AU53 CAC
$2,750
1853/2 Gold Eagle - 1853/2 Liberty $10 Gold NGC AU53 CAC. Fresh & lustrous, looks 55. Old holder...
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RC3082
$10
PCGS
AU58
$7,000
1858-O Gold Eagle - 1858-O Liberty $10 Gold PCGS AU58. Scarce in high grades...More >>>
RC3088
$10
NGC
AU58
P.O.R
1860-S Republic $10 NGC AU58. Ex-SS Republic (blue tag & box). Conditionally rare issue! Only 4 on the ship.
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RC6822001
$10
NGC
PR64 CAM
P.O.R
1862 Liberty $10 NGC PR64 CAMEO. By 1862 a black cloud had permanently enveloped the nation. Melancholy had set in and the homes of each and every family....More >>>
RC3097
$10
PCGS
MS62
$4,950
1874 Liberty $10 Gold PCGS MS62. Scarce in Mint State....More >>>
RC30992
$10
NGC
MS62
$3,500
1879-S Liberty $10 Gold NGC MS62. Well-struck, with crisp detail & lustrous surfaces. PQ+! Rare in choice mint state....More >>>
RC3087
$10
PCGS
AU58 CAC
$11,775
1880-O Gold Eagle - 1880-O Liberty $10 Gold PCGS AU58 CAC. Beautiful, lustrous slider. Scarce late O-mint issue, particularly in AU & above...More >>>
RC79294009
$10
NGC
MS61
$975
1881 $10 (1881 Gold Eagle) NGC MS61. This mint state gold eagle shimmers with bright mint luster. The coin has surface abrasion marks and scrapes, which keep...More >>>
RC33601
$10
PCGS
XF40
SOLD
1883-O Liberty $10 PCGS XF40. One of the great rarities in the entire New Orleans series....More >>>
RC78019
$10
NGC
MS61
$975

1886-S Eagle - 1886-S $10 NGC MS61. A San Francisco $10 gold coin, or eagle, struck in the early 1880's. A total of just 970,000 eagles were struck at the most...

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RC7223004
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,075
1892 $10 (1892 Eagle) NGC MS61. This 1892 Eagle is characterized by a full strike and significant mint luster. Surface abrasion, typical of the grade is seen...More >>>
RC70002
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,075
1892 Eagle - 1892 $10 NGC MS61. A $10 gold coin, or eagle, struck in the early 1880's. A total of just 970,000 eagles were struck at the most western Mint this year...More >>>
RC7238005
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,075
1892 $10 (1892 Eagle) NGC MS61. A $10 gold coin, or eagle, struck in the early 1880's. A total of just 970,000 eagles were struck at the most western...More >>>
RC7518005
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,075
1892 $10 (1892 Eagle) NGC MS61. A $10 gold coin, or eagle, struck in the early 1880's. A total of just 970,000 eagles were struck at the most...More >>>
RC78006
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,075
1893 $10 NGC MS61. Mintages of the $10 gold coins struck in Philadelphia in the 1890's fluctuate a lot. Of this issue, a total of 1,840,840 coins were produced...More >>>
RC77008
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,075
1893 $10 NGC MS61. Certified by NGC in uncirculated condition, the present piece is highly lustrous, and boldly struck...More >>>
RC78009
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,075
1894 $10 NGC MS61. Toned to a golden-green color, as commonly found for this issue. The present coin has been certified by NGC to remain in uncirculated condition...More >>>
RC76046
$10
NGC
MS61
$975
1894 $10 NGC MS61. Toned to a golden-green color, as commonly found for this issue. The present coin has been certified by NGC to remain in uncirculated condition...More >>>
RC78018
$10
NGC
MS61
$1,125

1907 Eagle - 1907 $10 Liberty NGC MS61. A coin toned to a nice, darker yellow, gold color with no distracting marks except those consistent with the grade...

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RC72091
$10
NGC
MS61
$1,125
1907 Eagle - 1907 $10 NGC MS61. Final year of this long used design, and popular as such. Highly lustrous with no distracting marks on the surfaces, these coins...More >>>
In 1795 the first regular coin struck for the United States was the gold half eagle. Later in the year the first ten dollar gold pieces were made. The eagle had one obverse and two reverses, all designed by Robert Scot, the Chief Engraver. The obverse showed a plump Liberty facing right wearing an oversized soft cap. It is said that the portrait was taken from a sketch by the famous portrait artist Gilbert Stuart. This Capped Bust to Right design was used until 1804. It was combined with a Small Eagle Reverse from 1795 to 1797. The reverse showed a scrawny eagle holding a wreath in its mouth. The second reverse was Heraldic Eagle Reverse. The newer reverse, used from 1797 to 1804, had mixed up heraldry in that the arrows and olive branch were held in the wrong talons. No denomination is indicated on these coins since gold was valued by its weight and fineness as it was in Europe.

Production of the gold eagle was suspended as of December 1804 on verbal orders of President Thomas Jefferson. In July 1838, two acts of Congress changed the weight and fineness standard for United States gold coins, and Robert Patterson, the Mint Director, was ordered to resume production of the eagle. Acting Mint Engraver Christian Gobrecht designed Liberty Head or Coronet eagle. There are two types of Coronet eagles, Type 1 of 1838 to 1866 and Type 2 of 1867 to 1907.

Capped Bust To Right (1795-1804); Liberty Head No Motto (1838-1866); Liberty Head With Motto (1866-1907); Indian Head (1907-1933)



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