W.I. San Francisco Gold Coins
1877-S $10





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: EAGLES - CORONET
Item Description: $10 1877 S
Full Grade: NGC AU 53
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: W.I. 1877 Mint Set   Score: 4681
W.I. Circ. Eagles 1838-1907   Score: 4681
Whidbey Island Eagles   Score: 4681
W.I. San Francisco Gold Coins   Score: 4681
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

In 1877 the $10 Gold piece represented a large amount of money in terms of buying power. As a result, the demand for this denomination was small and only 17,000 coins were struck at the San Francisco Mint. Few collectors could afford to save such a valuable coin. Only three mint state pieces have been slabbed by NGC, one MS-60 and two MS-61 coins. The finest PCGS slab only grades AU-58. The average grade for this date is only AU-50. Less than 300 coins have been graded by both grading services.

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