1797 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : Small Eagle

Small Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: 3,615
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.):
1796 Small Eagle - Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1797 Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle. The earlier and rarer variety features the original small eagle on the reverse of the coin as depicted above. Later on in 1797 - a new Heraldic Large Eagle was featured on the reverse and would be used up until 1804 when $10 gold eagle coin production would stop for 34 years. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $656.61

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