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1869-S $10 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $10 1838-1907

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS #:
8656
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
26.80 millimeters
Weight:
16.70 grams
Mintage:
6,430
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 57 R-8.4 8 / 117 TIE 17 / 183 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 12 / 117 TIE 20 / 183 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 117 1 / 183
Survival Estimate
All Grades 57
60 or Better 2
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.4
60 or Better R-9.9
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 8 / 117 TIE
60 or Better 12 / 117 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 117
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 17 / 183 TIE
60 or Better 20 / 183 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 183

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS61 PCGS grade
2 MS60 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 estimated grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade

Ellen D Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Simpson Collection

6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
10 AU53 PCGS grade
#1 MS61 PCGS grade
#2 MS60 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 estimated grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade

Ellen D Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Simpson Collection

#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#10 AU53 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88):

The 1869-S is very rare in any condition. Amazingly, there are three uncirculated specimens that I know of. Overall, the 1869-S is about the same rarity as the 1866-S Motto, 1868-S and the S-Mint issues from 1870 to 1874.