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SERIES: Territorials
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

ND $10 Templeton Reid (Regular Strike)

PCGS #:
10329
Diameter:
Designer:
Weight:
Edge:
Mintage:
Metal Content:
Other
 
40
400,000
50
450,000
62
1,000,000

Ron Guth: Three demonstrably different examples are known of the Templeton Reid $10 without date:

1.  MS62, Prooflike estimated grade (per John Dannreuther).  National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution.  Illustrated in Breen's Encyclopedia.

2. EF, scratched, estimated grade.  Virgil Brand - C.E. Green - Smith & Sons - Lilly - National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution.  Double struck on the reverse, showing clear doubling on most stars and the GEO and A or GEORGIA and the G of GOLD.  Breen claims that this coin was illustrated in the "Redbook" from 1947-1970, but that honor belong to the following.

3. AU, cleaned (per Breen).  Henrick - Todd - Dubose - Mertes - Ball - Kreisberg-Schulman 5/1966:1514, $29,000 - Dupont.  Illustrated in the "Redbook" from 1947-1970 (plate-matched to the 1966 Kresiberg-Schulman sale)

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The Standard Catalogue of United States Coins, 18th Edition" by Wayte Raymond

"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States" by Don Kagin

Telephone conversation with David McCarthy 7/22/2010