1795 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : 9 Leaves

Small Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: N/A
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 9 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 - while the other rarer variety features 9 leaves (depicted above). 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 valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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MELT VALUE: $656.45

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