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1866 Coronet Head Gold $10 Eagle
New Style Liberty Head - With Motto
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper
Diameter: 27 mm
Mass / Weight: 16.72 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
One major variety is the 1866 $10 Liberty Head Gold Eagle with the motto on the reverse - struck in Philadelphia. This is the newer design which featured the addition of the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" on the reverse of the coin above the eagle. This would be the design used in all future years of this coin type. The "No Motto" variety was not struck in Philadelphia during 1866.
The 1866 Coronet Head Gold $10 Eagle is worth $1,227 in average condition and can be worth $30,642 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $35,211 or more. 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: $602.43
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