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  Total Value: $683,920.00

Gold Eagles - Gold $10

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.

 
Coin ID
Type
Date
Svc
Grade
Price
Images
 Coin Description
Gold Eagles
RC34515
$10
PCGS
AU53
P.O.R
1796 Gold Eagle - 1796 $10 PCGS AU53. Early Gold Eagle...More >>>
RC35874
$10
PCGS
AU53
HOLD
1798/7 Gold Eagle - 1798/7 $10 PCGS AU53. 9 x 4 Stars...More >>>
RC6846013
$10
NGC
MS61
$36,000
1799 Gold Eagle - 1799 $10 Gold NGC MS61. The Final 18th Century Eagle and a formidable addition to any early gold collection in Mint State!!...More >>>
RC2120226
$10
NGC
AU58
$32,500
1803 Gold Eagle - 1803 $10 NGC AU58. Extra Star in Cloud, 14 Stars Reverse...More >>>
RC2115783
$10
NGC
MS60
$41,500
1803 Gold Eagle - 1803 $10 NGC MS60. 14 Stars Reverse. Extra Star in Cloud...More >>>
RC2127327
$10
PCGS
MS63
$75,000
1803 Gold Eagle - 1803 $10 PCGS MS63 Small Stars Reverse, BD-3.A High Grade, Sharply Struck Example Of This Popular Early Type. 1803 Eagle Small Stars Reverse MS63 PCGS...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 >>>
RC6598003
$10
NGC
AU55
$4,700
1843-O Gold Eagle - 1843-O $10 Republic NGC AU55. SS Republic. Only 30 Known from the Shipwreck! O Mints are seldom seen...More >>>
RC6975004
$10
NGC
AU55
$4,700
1847 Gold Eagle - 1847 $10 Republic NGC AU55...More >>>
RC74643
$10
PCGS
VF35 CAC
$1,250
1849 Eagle - 1849 $10 PCGS VF35 CAC...More >>>
RC6545012
$10
NGC
AU55
$4,750
1849 Gold Eagle - 1849 $10 S.S. Republic NGC AU55...More >>>
RC6710004
$10
NGC
AU55
$4,750
1849 Gold Eagle - 1849 $10 Republic NGC AU55...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 >>>
RC6950012
$10
NGC
AU55
$4,575
1850 Gold Eagle - 1850 $10 Gold NGC AU55. S.S. Republic, Broken Shield...More >>>
RC6630010
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
$10,900
1852 Gold Eagle - 1852 $10 NGC MS61 CAC. S.S. Republic, CAC Approved. Tied for The Finest Known!!...More >>>
RC3651004
$10
NGC
AU55
$8,400
1852-O Gold Eagle - 1852-O $10 NGC AU55. Quite scarce in AU & finer...More >>>
RC3896003
$10
NGC
AU58 CAC
$8,100
1853-O Gold Eagle - 1853-O $10 NGC AU58 CAC. Condition scarcity - most were heavily circulated. CAC pop 5/0 (13 total). None finer than MS61 (only one APR in that grade)...More >>>
RC3527010
$10
NGC
AU58
$38,900
1860-S Gold Eagle SS Republic - 1860-S $10 Republic, NGC AU58. Here is a near-Mint State, AU58 shipwrecked 1860-S Eagle from the SS Republic...More >>>
RC6632011
$10
NGC
AU58
$7,200
1861 Gold Eagle - 1861 $10 Republic NGC AU58...More >>>
RC6768001
$10
NGC
PF62+
$76,900
1865 Gold Eagle - 1865 $10 NGC PF62+. Civil War Proof. Only 25 Minted!! Just 10 or so Examples remain in all grades today! An Iconic Ultra Rarity and a phenomenal...More >>>
RC2124002
$10
PCGS
AU50
$10,950
1872 Gold Eagle - 1872 $10 Liberty PCGS AU50...More >>>
RC6468010
$10
NGC
XF40
$20,100
1873 Gold Eagle - 1873 $10 Gold NGC XF40. Closed 3. Only 800 Minted! Fewer than 30 Known! One of the lowest mintage U.S. Gold Coins in existence!...More >>>
RC3741005
$10
NGC
AU53
$13,100
1874-CC Gold Eagle - 1874-CC $10 NGC AU53. Rich color...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 >>>
RC3509320
$10
PCGS
MS63
$3,050
1880-S Eagle PCGS MS63 - 1880-S $10 PCGS MS63. This Choice Mint State, Western branch mint 1880-S Eagle has original, clean surfaces for the grade. It is tied for second finest...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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RC2120279
$10
NGC
MS64
$3,995
1886-S Gold Eagle - 1886-S $10 Liberty NGC MS64...More >>>
RC3195423
$10
PCGS
MS63
$2,250
1887-S Eagle PCGS MS63 - 1887-S $10 PCGS MS63. Here is a scarce, Choice Mint State, Western branch mint 1887-S Eagle that is tied for the second finest certified at PCGS...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 >>>
RC3219760
$10
PCGS
MS63
$3,100
1893-S Gold Eagle - 1893-S $10 PCGS MS63. A strong strike and bright mint luster characterize this Type 2 Western branch mint, Mint State 1893-S eagle...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 >>>
RC6884021
$10
PCGS
PR64 DCAM
$26,300
1897 Gold Eagle - 1897 $10 PCGS PR64 DCAM. Proof, Deep Cameo. Only 69 Minted!! An extraordinary Ultra Low mintage, of which fewer than half remain in all grades today...More >>>
RC2124631
$10
PCGS
MS65
$9,250
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 >>>
RC6865005
$10
NGC
XF45
$1,400
1907 Gold Eagle - 1907 $10 NGC XF45. BASS Pedigree. First Year of Issue...More >>>
RC2103819
$10
NGC
MS67
P.O.R
1907 Gold Eagle - 1907 $10 Indian 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 >>>
RC2125518
$10
PCGS
MS65
$8,750
1910-D Gold Eagle - 1910-D $10 Indian PCGS MS65...More >>>
RC2126788
$10
PCGS
MS65
$7,950
1911 Gold Eagle Indian - 1911 $10 Indian PCGS MS65. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated...More >>>
RC6765401
$10
PCGS
AU53
$3,900
1911-D Gold Eagle Indian - 1911-D $10 Indian PCGS AU53. Key to the Series...More >>>
RC6039013
$10
NGC
MS62
$20,450
1911-D $10 Indian NGC MS62. Key to the Series...More >>>
RC3852008
$10
NGC
MS66
$21,800
1914-D Eagle Indian - 1914-D Indian $10 NGC MS66. The 1914-D Indian Head eagle is a true condition rarity, especially in this lofty state of preservation...More >>>

Gold Eagles - Gold $10

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.



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