1876 $10 AU50

PCGS#: 8674

Owner's Comments

Extremely low mintage of only 687 pieces

Expert Comments

Ron Howard: PCGS grading room: Although 'only' an MS60, this coin is nonetheless wondrous because of its rarity and originality. Seemingly plucked from a group of common date ten libs, this fully lustrous example is evenly bagmarked, fully struck and curiously attractive. A remarkable piece!David Akers (1975/88): The 1876 has the second lowest mintage of any Liberty Head Eagle, just nosing out the 1873 and 1877. In overall rarity, it is on the third level of P-Mint issues, less rare than the 1875 and 1873, but similar to the 1863, 1872 and 1877. In my opinion, business strikes of this date are a little more rare than those dated 1858. Most of the known business strikes are typically well struck with prooflike or semi-prooflike surfaces.

Diameter: 26.80 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 687 Weight: 16.70 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 42 R-8.6 4 / 117 8 / 183 TIE
60 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 117 1 / 183
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 117 1 / 183

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS60 PCGS grade

Ellen D Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Simpson Collection

2 AU58 PCGS grade
2 AU58 PCGS grade  
4 AU55 PCGS grade
4 AU55 PCGS grade