1879 $10 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $10 1838-1907

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

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PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS #:
8683
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
26.80 millimeters
Weight:
16.70 grams
Mintage:
384,740
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 1,550 R-4.7 84 / 117 TIE 150 / 183 TIE
60 or Better 300 R-6.4 47 / 117 TIE 100 / 183 TIE
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 16 / 117 TIE 24 / 183 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,550
60 or Better 300
65 or Better 4
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.7
60 or Better R-6.4
65 or Better R-9.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 84 / 117 TIE
60 or Better 47 / 117 TIE
65 or Better 16 / 117 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 150 / 183 TIE
60 or Better 100 / 183 TIE
65 or Better 24 / 183 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 estimated grade

Bowers & Merena 8/2007:1875, $66,700

4 MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS64+ PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2013:5132, $8,225

6 MS64 PCGS grade MS64 PCGS grade

Ellen D Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Simpson Collection

6 MS64 PCGS grade MS64 PCGS grade
6 MS64 PCGS grade
6 MS64 PCGS grade
6 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 estimated grade

Bowers & Merena 8/2007:1875, $66,700

#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#5 MS64+ PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2013:5132, $8,225

MS64 PCGS grade #6 MS64 PCGS grade

Ellen D Collection (PCGS Set Registry) - Simpson Collection

MS64 PCGS grade #6 MS64 PCGS grade
#6 MS64 PCGS grade
#6 MS64 PCGS grade
#6 MS64 PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

The 1879 $10 Gold Liberty Eagle has one of the higher mintages in the series. Despite its high mintage, it is very scarce in MS64 condition. And in MS65 grade or higher, it is extremely rare.