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SERIES: Liberty Head $10 1838-1907
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1859 $10 (Proof)

PCGS #:
8795
Diameter:
26.80 millimeters
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
16.70 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
80
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$41,800 • PR64 • 10-1-1982 • Bowers & Ruddy
 
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145,000
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 8 R-9.6 13 / 21 15 / 65
60 or Better 8 R-9.6 13 / 21 15 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 21 TIE 1 / 65 TIE
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are very rare but less so than preceding dates. As many as nine or ten proofs may exist including two virtually perfect specimens, previously unreported, that are in the Royal London Mint's Collection.