Description

    Elusive 1868-S Ten Dollar, AU58
    Unknown in Mint State

    1868-S $10 AU58 NGC. The post-Civil War mintage for this early S-mint eagle was only 13,500 pieces, most of which clearly circulated--possibly all of which, as neither service has graded a Mint State example and the Smithsonian's specimen is a VF30. This elusive orange-gold near-Mint coin shows a somewhat soft strike on the lower obverse and upper reverse. There is minor high-point rub and a few small ticks, both consistent with a short stay in circulation. Census: 10 in 58, 0 finer (8/10).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 264P, PCGS# 8654)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    September, 2010
    22nd-26th Wednesday-Sunday
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