1795 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : 13 Leaves

Small Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: 5,583
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper

Diameter: 33 mm
Mass / Weight: 17.5 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1795 13 Leaves -Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
The 1795 $10 Turban Head Gold Eagle is the very first US gold coin produced and also the first of the $10 Eagle denomination. The "Eagle" is the original standard unit that all other US gold coins are based on (examples: Quarter Eagle - Half Eagle - Eagle - Double Eagle).

There were two major varieties of the 1795 $10 Eagle - One variety features 13 leaves on a branch that the eagle has in it's claw (depicted above) - while the other rarer variety features 9 leaves. The difference between the 13 Leaves vs 9 Leaves is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1795 13 Leaves vs 9 Leaves - $10 Turban Head Gold Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
--$28,357$35,232$48,371$54,470$98,435$295,826-

The 1795 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle (13 Leaves Variety) is worth $28,357 in average condition and can be worth $98,435 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $667.27





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