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

1860 $10 (Proof)

PCGS #:
8796
Diameter:
26.80 millimeters
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
16.70 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
50
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$55,200 • PCGS PR64 • 10-1-1999 • Bowers & Merena
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60
29,500
60
61
35,000
61
62
57,500
62
62+
60,000
62+
63
85,000
1
63
63+
90,000
63+
64+
140,000
64+
65
220,000
1
65
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 10 R-9.5 14 / 21 TIE 16 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 14 / 21 TIE 18 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 11 / 21 TIE 18 / 65 TIE
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade  
2 PR63 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade  
2 PR63 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are extremely rare, more so than the mintage would imply and therefore it is likely that some, if not most, of the 50 struck were not sold and were later melted. No more than 10 or 11 can be accounted for today.