1850 Coronet Head Gold $10 Eagle : Small Date

New Style Liberty Head - No Motto

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
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.):
1850 Small Date - Liberty Head $10 Gold Eagle - Ten Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1850 Liberty Head $10 Gold Eagle. This variety depicted above features a Small Date with noticeably smaller numbers in the 1850 date - while the other variety features larger numbers. The small date variety is slightly rarer and more valuable. The difference between the Large Date vs Small Date is depicted below in the example comparison image. Note how the number "1" in the 1850 Large Date is much closer to the left side of the liberty bust than the Small Date variety (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1850 Small Date vs Large Date - $10 Liberty Head Gold Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1850 Coronet Head Gold $10 Eagle (Small Date Variety) is Worth $1,185 in Average Condition and can be Worth $9,240 to $28,765 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: $975.21

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