Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1872-S Eagle, Frosty MS60
    Only Two Uncirculated Coins Graded
    Finest With CAC Approval

    1872-S $10 MS60 NGC. CAC. The year 1872 saw 17,300 ten dollar gold coins struck at the San Francisco Mint. Both the Philadelphia and Carson City facilities had even lower mintages. Thus, with only 150 to 200 coins extant, the 1872-S is the most plentiful issue for the year. With that said, the 1872-S was still subject to the same degree of circulation as other ten dollar issues struck out West. Only two coins have been certified in Mint State: This coin and an MS61 by NGC. This is the only one endorsed by CAC for quality within the grade.

    Mint luster is bright and frosty over well-struck motifs and luminous yellow-gold surfaces. As expected, each side is heavily abraded. A small planchet void occurs just inside star 1. A Mint State 1872-S was last offered at auction in 2004 and another may not be made available for some time. Census: 1 in 60, 1 finer. CAC: 1 in 60, 0 finer (1/18).
    From The Admiral Collection. (Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2653, PCGS# 8665)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

    View all of [The Admiral Collection ]

    View Certification Details from NGC

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2018
    22nd-27th Thursday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 290

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Feb 26, 2018 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 7 days left to consign to the 2021 July 8 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thank you for your individual dedication to the hobby, and that of Heritage.
    David C.,
    Chagrin Falls, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search