1799 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : Large Stars Obverse

Heraldic Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: N/A
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.):
1799 Large Stars - Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1799 Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle. One variety featured large/fat stars on the obverse (as depicted above) while the other variety had smaller stars on the obverse. The difference between the Small Stars vs Large Stars is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1799 Small Stars vs Large Stars - $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)
--$8,995$12,649$15,964$20,299$32,368$65,148-

The 1799 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle (Large Stars Obverse Variety) is worth $8,995 in average condition and can be worth $32,368 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: $646.05





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