1803 P Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : Small Stars Reverse

Heraldic Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: 15,017
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.):
1803 Small Stars - Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1803 $10 Gold Turban Head Eagle. One variety features small stars on the reverse of the coin above the eagle (as depicted above - source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries) - while the other has larger stars. The small stars have a different style and are smaller with pointy tips. The large stars are noticeably larger and fatter without the spiky/pointy tips that the small stars have. The difference between the Small Stars vs Large Stars Reverse is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1803 Small Stars vs Large Stars - $10 Turban Head Gold Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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)
--9,35012,05515,56821,51434,28762,235-

MELT VALUE: $684.82


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