1804 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : Crosslet 4

Heraldic Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: 3,757
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.):
1804 Crosslet 4 - Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1804 $10 Gold Turban Head Eagle. One variety features a Crosslet "4" in the 1804 date - which is the common and original variety actually struck in 1804 (depicted above). The other variety is the Plain "4" without the crosslet at the right side of the "4" - which is actually an exceptionally rare restrike Proof coin. The difference between the 1804 Crosslet 4 vs Plain 4 is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example image above is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1804 Crosslet 4 vs Plain 4 - $10 Turban Head Gold Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $656.45

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