1798 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : 8 Over 7 - 7 Stars Left - 6 Stars Right

Heraldic Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: 842
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper

Diameter: 33 mm
Mass / Weight: 17.5 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1798/7 7x6 Stars - Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1798/7 Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle. All varieties feature the "8 Over 7" overdate where the 1798 date was struck over the 1797 date when the dies were re-used. The two varieties feature a different number of stars on each side of the liberty bust on the obverse of the coin. One variety features 7 stars on the left side and 6 stars on the right side (7x6 Stars - as depicted above - source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries). Whereas the other variety features 9 stars on the left side and 4 on the right (9x4). The difference between the 9x4 Stars vs 7x6 Stars variety is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1798/7 9x4 Stars vs 7x6 Stars - $10 Turban Head Gold Eagle - Difference and Comparison

Depicted below is an example closeup image of the 1798/7 overdate. Note that parts of the underlying "7" are easily seen within and around the "8" as depicted by the arrows: (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1798/7  Turban Head Gold Eagle - 8 Over 7 Overdate - Closeup Example Image
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)
--$41,051$54,454$87,340$135,486$256,134$562,912-

The 1798 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle (8 Over 7 - 7 Stars Left - 6 Stars Right Variety) is worth $41,051 in average condition and can be worth $256,134 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: $649.98





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