- USA Coin Book
- Gold $10 Eagle
- Turban Head
- 1797-P : Large Eagle
1797 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : Large Eagle
Heraldic Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right
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.):
There were two major varieties of the 1797 Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle. The newer and more common variety features the Heraldic Large Eagle on the reverse of the coin (as depicted above). The earlier and rarer variety features the original small eagle on the reverse of the coin. The new Heraldic Large Eagle design on the reverse of the coin would be used up until 1804 when $10 gold eagle coin production would stop for 34 years.
USA Coin Book estimated value of 1797 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle (Large Eagle Variety) is worth $12,784 in average condition and can be worth $65,638 to $127,669 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $696.97
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