1847 Liberty Head $10 Gold Eagle

1847 Liberty Head $10 Gold Eagle
1847 Liberty Head $10 Gold Eagle Values

Coin Info

Melt Value
$863.95
Country
United States
Type
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.48375 t oz
Face Value
$10 USD
Mintage
1,433,758

1847 Liberty Head $10 gold coins were made in fairly substantial numbers and many of those coins were melted down or have been lost due to heavy circulation. These classic pre-1933 U.S. gold coins contain 0.4806 ounces of gold and were designed by Christian Gobrecht; he served as the third Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. In addition to designing 1847 Liberty Head $10 gold eagles, which were first coined in 1838, he also designed Seated Liberty coinage, which was made generally from the late 1830s through early 1890s.

Here’s a look at the 1847 Liberty Head gold eagle $10 coin mintage and values:

  • 1847, 862,258 minted; $1,000

  • 1847-O, 571,500; $1,000

*Values are for coins grading Very Fine 20.

While the mintages listed above might appear quite large, and they are, there actually are far fewer 1847 Liberty Head $10 gold coins in existence today than were originally minted. This is quite common with many pre-1933 U.S. gold coins. Given the overall scarceness of many pre-1933 U.S. gold coins, such as 1847 $10 eagles, it’s advisable that they are bought certified from reputable third-party coin grading firms or, if purchased “raw,” from trusted coin dealers or bullion distributors.


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