1803 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 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)
--$9,569$12,350$15,963$22,077$35,211$63,950-

The 1803 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle (Small Stars Reverse Variety) is worth $9,569 in average condition and can be worth $35,211 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: $644.86





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