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

1843 $10, CA (Proof)

PCGS #:
88779
Diameter:
26.80 millimeters
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
16.70 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
6
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR63CAM estimated grade  

William Woodin - Thomas Edler 1911:1207 - Col. E.H.R. Green (?) - John Zug - F.C.C. Boyd - Kosoff/Kreisberg "World's Greatest Collection" 1945:648 - Numismatic Gallery "Memorable" 3/1948:546, $190 - John Jay Pittman - David Akers 10/1997:832 (as part of a complete set of copper, silver, and gold Proof coins) - sold by Blanchard & Company circa May 2009 (along with the proof Quarter Eagle and Eagle) for a reported $937,765 for the three-piece set.  Akers included Waldo Newcomer as the buyer of the Woodin coin, but the inventory listing of Newcomer's collection did not include an 143 Eagle in Proof.  The Col. Green ownership has not been proven but seems reasonable.  The Woodin tie-in comes from Zug, who told Pittman that this coin came from Woodin's collection; presumably, from Elder's 1911 sale of the Woodin collection (as did the Quarter Eagle and Half Eagle).

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR63CAM estimated grade  

William Woodin - Thomas Edler 1911:1207 - Col. E.H.R. Green (?) - John Zug - F.C.C. Boyd - Kosoff/Kreisberg "World's Greatest Collection" 1945:648 - Numismatic Gallery "Memorable" 3/1948:546, $190 - John Jay Pittman - David Akers 10/1997:832 (as part of a complete set of copper, silver, and gold Proof coins) - sold by Blanchard & Company circa May 2009 (along with the proof Quarter Eagle and Eagle) for a reported $937,765 for the three-piece set.  Akers included Waldo Newcomer as the buyer of the Woodin coin, but the inventory listing of Newcomer's collection did not include an 143 Eagle in Proof.  The Col. Green ownership has not been proven but seems reasonable.  The Woodin tie-in comes from Zug, who told Pittman that this coin came from Woodin's collection; presumably, from Elder's 1911 sale of the Woodin collection (as did the Quarter Eagle and Half Eagle).