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

1872 $10 (Proof)

PCGS #:
8812
Diameter:
26.80 millimeters
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
16.70 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
30
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$71,500 • PR64 • 5-1-1998 • David Akers
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60
13,000
60
61
14,500
61
62
22,000
1
62
62+
24,600
62+
63
35,000
1
63
63+
39,000
63+
64
55,000
2
64
64+
64,000
64+
65
100,000
65
65+
107,000
65+
66
135,000
1
66
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 12 R-9.5 1 / 42 TIE 16 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 16 R-9.3 17 / 42 TIE 37 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 20 / 42 TIE 34 / 65 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66 PCGS grade  
2 PR65 PCGS grade  
3 PR64 PCGS grade  
3 PR64 PCGS grade  
5 PR63 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66 PCGS grade  
2 PR65 PCGS grade  
3 PR64 PCGS grade  
3 PR64 PCGS grade  
5 PR63 PCGS grade  
6 PR62 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are very rare but they appeared in my auction survey more than any other date prior to 1898. Many appearances represented re-offerings of previous specimens, however, and I doubt if more than a dozen different proofs exist.