1870-S $10 AU55

CERTIFICATION#: 04114468
PCGS#: 8659

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): In overall rarity, the 1870-S is comparable to the 1866-S Motto, 1868-S and 1869-S as well as the 1871-1874 S-Mint issues.

Diameter: 26.80 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 8,000 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 80 R-8.2 18 / 117 TIE 35 / 183 TIE
60 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 117 TIE 1 / 183 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 117 1 / 183

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS61 PCGS grade  

Chapman Borthers - Clapp Collection - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 10/1982:735, $4,675 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 11/2000:697, $36,800

2 AU58 PCGS grade  
2 AU58 PCGS grade  
4 AU55 PCGS grade Ellen D Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Simpson Collection
4 AU55 PCGS grade