1797 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle : Large Eagle

Heraldic Eagle - Capped Bust Facing Right

Mintage: 10,940
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.):
1796 Large Eagle - Turban Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
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.
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)
--$12,665$15,487$20,315$38,480$65,164$126,779-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1797 Turban Head Gold $10 Eagle (Large Eagle Variety) is worth $12,665 in average condition and can be worth $65,164 to $126,779 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: $662.04





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