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  Total Value: $237,900.00
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
RC3081
$10
PCGS
XF Details
P.O.R
1795 Capped Bust $10 13 Leaves, PCGS XF Details. "Tooled". Bold AU'ish detail.More >>>
RC130184
$10
NGC
MS62
$47,000
1800 Capped Bust $10 NGC MS62. Large Eagle. Lusterous Surfaces....More >>>
RC3084
$10
PCGS
AU53
$8,975
1839/8 Type '38 $10 PCGS AU53. Scarce 2-year type. Sharp detail, looks 55.More >>>
RC3083
$10
NGC
MS60
$25,800
1839/8 Type '38 $10 NGC MS60. Two-year type. Scarce in Mint State!
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RC74643
$10
PCGS
VF35 CAC
P.O.R
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 >>>
RC3085
$10
NGC
AU53
P.O.R
1851-O Republic $10 NGC AU53. Ex-SS Republic (blue tag & box). New Orleans-minted shipwreck treasure.More >>>
RC127197
$10
PCGS
AU55
$25,200
1858 Gold Eagle - 1858 Liberty $10 Gold No Motto PCGS AU55. Very scarce. Only 2 AU58s graded higher at PCGS....More >>>
RC34472
$10
PCGS
MS61
P.O.R
1858-O Liberty $10 PCGS MS61....More >>>
RC3082
$10
NGC
AU53
P.O.R
1858-S Liberty Gold $5 NGC AU53. Ex-Eliasberg. Very scarce issue. Unknown in Unc.
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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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RC129319
$10
NGC
AU55+
$42,000
1865/INV 186 S Liberty $10 NGC AU55+. Third highest graded behind 2 AU58s....More >>>
RC1127841
$10
PCGS
AU58
$8,400
1868 Gold Eagle - 1868 Liberty $10 Gold PCGS AU58. Very scarce. Just 4 graded higher at PCGS....More >>>
RC3090
$10
NGC
AU58 CAC
$7,000
1868 Liberty $10 Gold NGC AU58 CAC. Scarce!More >>>
RC3092
$10
NGC
AU58 CAC
$21,900
1869-S Liberty $10 Gold NGC AU58 CAC. Fresh, with lovely rose-pink hues. Conditionally rare.
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RC3086
$10
PCGS
AU50
P.O.R
1870-CC Liberty Gold $5 PCGS AU50. Seminal rarity! 1st year of issue at Carson City mint.More >>>
RC3095
$10
NGC
AU50
$7,750
1876-S Liberty $10  Gold NGC AU50. Rare Centennial issue. No Unc's graded.More >>>
RC70001
$10
NGC
MS61 CAC
P.O.R
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 >>>
RC30881
$10
NGC
MS62
$3,500
1879-S Liberty Gold $5 NGC MS62. Well-struck, with crisp detail & lustrous surfaces. PQ+! Rare in choice mint state.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 >>>
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 >>>
RC3097
$10
PCGS
MS61
$5,500
1894-S Liberty $10 Gold PCGS MS61. Condition rarity - none finer than MS63.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 >>>
RC30991
$10
NGC
MS66
$20,200
1914-D Indian $10 Gold NGC MS66. Beautiful, lustrous gem.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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