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  Total Value: $460,795.00
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
RC2127759
$10
PCGS
AU58
$43,500
1797 $10 PCGS AU58. 1797 BUST $10 LARGE EAGLE...More >>>
RC35874
$10
PCGS
AU53
HOLD
1798/7 Gold Eagle - 1798/7 $10 PCGS AU53. 9 x 4 Stars...More >>>
RC2120226
$10
NGC
AU58
$32,500
1803 Gold Eagle - 1803 $10 NGC AU58. Extra Star in Cloud, 14 Stars Reverse...More >>>
RC249578
$10
PCGS
MS61
HOLD
1804 $10 Crosslet 4 PCGS MS61.More >>>
RC2122993
$10
NGC
AU58
$69,500
1804 Gold Eagle - 1804 $10, Cross 4, Large Eagle, NGC AU58...More >>>
RC2125559
$10
NGC
AU55
$11,500
1839 Gold Eagle - 1839 $10 NGC AU55. Large Letters, Head of 38...More >>>
RC2122979
$10
PCGS
AU55
$10,950
1846 Eagle, 1846 $10 Liberty, PCGS AU55. No Motto. VERY SCARCE DATE. JUST 2 HIGHER AT PCGS...More >>>
RC2127860
$10
NGC
AU55
$6,950
1846 Eagle, 1846 $10 Liberty NGC AU55. No Motto. SCARCE DATE. ONLY 9 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC...More >>>
RC74643
$10
PCGS
VF35 CAC
$1,250
1849 Eagle - 1849 $10 PCGS VF35 CAC...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 >>>
RC2126711
$10
NGC
AU58
$10,950
1856-O Eagle, 1856-O $10 Liberty, NGC AU58. No Motto. JUST 4 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC...More >>>
RC2128346
$10
NGC
AU55
$29,950
1865-S $10 NGC AU55. 1865/INVERTED 186. JUST 2 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC....More >>>
RC2122157
$10
NGC
MS60
$18,950
1868 Gold Eagle - 1868 $10 Gold NGC MS60. Tied with 2 others for highest at NGC...More >>>
RC2125802
$10
NGC
AU53
$16,500
1871-CC Eagle, 1871-CC $10 Liberty, NGC AU53. VERY SCARCE CC EAGLE...More >>>
RC2124002
$10
PCGS
AU50
$10,950
1872 Gold Eagle - 1872 $10 Liberty PCGS AU50...More >>>
RC2125072
$10
PCGS
AU50
$5,250
1874-S Gold Eagle - 1874-S $10 Gold PCGS AU50. Only 12 graded higher at PCGS...More >>>
RC2124396
$10
NGC
AU55
$9,500
1874-S Gold Eagle - 1874-S $10 Liberty NGC AU55...More >>>
RC2125611
$10
PCGS
MS64
$9,500
1878 Gold Eagle - 1878 $10 Liberty PCGS MS64...More >>>
RC70001
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$1,375
1879 $10 (1879 Eagle) NGC MS61. Brilliant and uncirculated, this scarce ten dollar gold piece had an original mintage of 384,740. While high compared to the mintages...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 >>>
RC76327
$10
PCGS
AU50 CAC
P.O.R
1881-CC Eagle - 1881-CC $10, PCGS AU50 CAC. Very choice for the grade as confirmed by CAC, this is a lustrous and original piece of America’s Wild West...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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RC2125226
$10
NGC
MS64+
$6,750
1886-S Gold Eagle - 1886-S $10 Gold NGC MS64+. Only 3 graded higher...More >>>
RC2120279
$10
NGC
MS64
$3,995
1886-S Gold Eagle - 1886-S $10 Liberty NGC MS64...More >>>
RC2125695
$10
PCGS
MS63
$5,250
1890 Gold Eagle - 1890 $10 Gold PCGS MS63...More >>>
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 >>>
RC2123407
$10
NGC
MS65
$11,500
1894 Gold Eagle - 1894 $10 Liberty NGC MS65...More >>>
RC2124987
$10
NGC
MS63
$9,950
1896-S Gold Eagle - 1896-S $10 Liberty NGC MS63...More >>>
RC2124631
$10
PCGS
MS65
$8,950
1897 Gold Eagle - 1897 $10 Liberty PCGS MS65...More >>>
RC2121776
$10
NGC
MS67
$29,950
1903-S Gold Eagle - 1903-S Liberty $10 NGC MS67...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 >>>
RC2128099
$10
PCGS
MS64
$14,950
1908-D $10 Indian Head PCGS MS64. WITH MOTTO. VERY SCARCE....More >>>
RC2128056
$10
NGC
MS63
$6,250
1909-D $10 Indian Head NGC MS63. VERY SCARCE DATE....More >>>
RC2125523
$10
PCGS
MS65
$10,500
1910 $10 Indian Head, With Motto, PCGS MS65. SCARCE DATE. SATIN LUSTER...More >>>
RC2125519
$10
PCGS
MS65
$8,500
1910-D $10 Indian Head, With Motto, PCGS MS65. SATIN LUSTER...More >>>
RC2125518
$10
PCGS
MS65
$8,750
1910-D Gold Eagle - 1910-D $10 Indian PCGS MS65...More >>>
RC2126544
$10
NGC
MS65
$7,900
1911 Indian $10 NGC MS65. VERY FLASHY GEM....More >>>
RC2122822
$10
PCGS
MS65
$7,950
1911 $10 Indian Head PCGS MS65. GORGEOUS LUSTER....More >>>
RC2123359
$10
PCGS
MS65
$7,950
1911 $10 Indian Head, PCGS MS65. With Motto. GEM EXAMPLE OF A $10 INDIAN...More >>>
RC2126788
$10
PCGS
MS65
$7,950
1911 Gold Eagle Indian - 1911 $10 Indian PCGS MS65. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated...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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