Draped Bust $10

Draped Bust, Small Eagle (1795-1797)

With John Cabot’s voyage of exploration in 1497, England laid claim to parts of North America, planting the seed that in three hundred years grew into the new nation of the United States. Although settlements weren’t established for more than a century, other European countries lost no time in establishing colonies of their own. The English contented themselves with the eastern seaboard, leaving the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana to the French. Along with vast territories in Central and South America, the Spanish claimed the West Coast of the North American continent, encompassing an area that was to become California, Arizona and New Mexico.

Naturally, coins familiar to these emigres served as currency for commerce in their new adopted land. The Spanish eight reales (Spanish dollar) and its subdivisions of four, two, one, and one-half reales were familiar and accepted everywhere, along with assorted Eng.... (Expand Text)

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1795 DRAPED BUST $10, 13 LEAVES 55+ PCGS

13 LEAVES. CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES SHOWING JUST A WHISPER OF WEAR. FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE.
$184,250.00

1795 DRAPED BUST $10, 13 LEAVES, SMALL EAGLE AU55 NGC

CHOICE ORIGINAL SURFACES WITH AN ORANGE GOLD PATINA. FIRST YEAR ISSUE OF A $10 GOLD COIN.
$132,000.00

1799 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL STARS OBVERSE MS64 NGC

SMALL STARS. GEM SATINY LEMON GOLD LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST A SINGLE COIN GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$165,000.00

1799 DRAPED BUST $10, SMALL STARS OBVERSE MS64 PCGS

SMALL STARS OBVERSE. BRILLIANT LUSTROUS SURFACES. BARELY A HANDFUL GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$253,000.00

1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS63 PCGS

VERY CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES. BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN GLOW SHOWING REFLECTIVE MIRRORED FIELDS.
$85,000.00

1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS63 PCGS

VERY CHOICE SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES.
$85,000.00

1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS63 PCGS

VERY CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES. LESS THAN 850 SPECIMENS BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ALL GRADES.
$85,000.00

1801 DRAPED BUST $10 MS64 PCGS

GEM LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST A HANDFUL OF COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. BASS PEDIGREE.
$198,000.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, 14 STAR REVERSE MS63 NGC

14TH STAR IN CLOUD. BD-5. VERY CHOICE LUSTROUS SURFACES. ADJUSTMENT MARKS EVIDENT ON THE OBVERSE. JUST FOUR COINS GRADED HIGHER.
$104,500.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, 14 STAR REVERSE MS64 PCGS

14 STAR REVERSE. GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. LESS THAN 100 BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ALL GRADES. THIS SPECIMEN IS IN THE HIGHEST GRADED HANDFUL.
$242,000.00

1803 DRAPED BUST $10, EXTRA STAR MS64+ PCGS

EXTRA STAR IN CLOUDS. GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY ABOUT 100 SPECIMENS BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ALL GRADES. JUST TWO MS65 COINS GRADED HIGHER. BASS PEDIGREE.
$299,750.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 MS61 PCGS

CROSSLET 4. MINTAGE OF ONLY 3,757. ESTIMATED THAT FEWER THAN 100 BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY. ONLY FOUR GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$242,000.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 MS62+ PCGS

VERY CHOICE BRIGHT LUSTROUS SURFACES. LESS THAN 100 COINS BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ALL GRADES. JUST THREE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$357,500.00

1804 DRAPED BUST $10, CROSS 4 MS63+ PCGS

VERY CHOICE SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. JUST A SINGLE MS64 COIN GRADED HIGHER. LESS THAN 100 COINS BELIEVED TO EXIST TODAY IN ALL GRADES. BASS PEDIGREE.
$550,000.00