The Liberty Gold Eagle coin from the United States Mint was introduced in 1795 and was, for more than 50 years, the largest denomination of US coin ever produced. The lead coin in the Gold Eagle Series, the Liberty Gold Eagle featured a face value of $10 and was the longest-running singular design for the obverse in the collection. Today, Pre-33 $10 Liberty Gold Eagle Coins are available to you online from JM Bullion with NGC certification.
- Available to you inside of an NGC protective plastic slab!
- Issued from 1838 to 1907!
- Limited availability of certified coins!
- Contains .48375 Troy oz of actual gold content.
- The face value of $10 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- Graded Mint State 64 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- On the obverse is the image of Lady Liberty.
- The reverse includes the heraldic eagle of the United States.
Prior to the 1838 introduction of the Liberty Gold Eagle version of the Gold Eagle coin series, the US Mint made changes to the size and metallic content of its circulation gold coins in the face of rising gold prices. Initially, in 1792, US gold coins were produced with 22-karat (.9167) gold content. In 1834, gold content was lowered to 89.92% of the coin’s weight with silver alloyed into the metal. In 1838, silver was removed from the coins entirely in favor of a 10% copper alloy.
All of these Pre-33 $10 Liberty Gold Eagle Coins earned a Mint State 64 certification from the NGC. Coins in this condition showcase average luster and strike for the date. You will notice several small contact marks, typically clustered in groups. There may also be one or two moderately heavy marks on the coin with one or two small patches of hairlines. Overall, coins of this grade have an attractive eye appeal.
On the obverse of $10 Liberty Gold Eagle Coins is the image of Lady Liberty in left-profile relief. This image was created in 1838 by Christian Gobrecht for the $10 Eagle coin and featured Liberty with 13 stars around her portrait and the date mark below. From 1838 to 1866, there was no national motto featured on the Gold Eagle. From late 1866 until 1907, the coins had the national motto on the reverse.
The reverse side of Pre-33 $10 Liberty Gold Eagle Coins includes the heraldic eagle of the United States. The eagle is featured along with the US national shield, the arrows of war, and the olive branch of peace.
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