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    1871-S Ten Dollar Liberty, AU53
    Scarce Yet Obtainable S-Mint Ten

    1871-S $10 AU53 PCGS. The 1871-S is the most obtainable San Francisco eagle struck between 1861 and the early part of the 1870s, but it is far from common. An estimated 100 or so pieces exist with as many as 15 in the various About Uncirculated grades. Most of the AU coins grade AU53 and below, and an AU55 or AU58 1871-S ten dollar is rare. The highest graded coin at PCGS is a single AU58 and this date does not currently exist in Uncirculated (by either service).

    This coin won't bring much more than $5,000 to $6,000, but it is close to Condition Census for the issue and it represents just the third PCGS AU53 to sell at auction since the beginning of 1998. Some light wear shows on the design elements and the pleasing orange-gold surfaces exhibit the expected number of minor abrasions for the grade.
    Ex: Baltimore Auction (Bowers and Merena, 11/2009), lot 2221.
    From The Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of Liberty Eagles. (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 264Y, PCGS# 8662)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    View all of [The Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of Liberty Eagles ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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