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LIBERTY HEAD (NO MOTTO ON REVERSE)
TEN DOLLARS OR EAGLE (1838-1866)

Obverse of 1838 Eagle     Reverse of 1838 Eagle
Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics, Inc.

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1838

7,200

est. 4

1839

38,248

est. 4

 

1840

47,338

est. 5

 

1841

63,131

est. 5

 

1841-O

2,500

0

 

1842

81,507

est. 5

Found with Small and Large Dates.

1842-O

27,400

0

 

1843

75,462

est. 5

 

1843-O

175,162

0

 

1844

6,361

est. 5

 

1844-O

118,700

1

 

1845

26,153

est. 5

 

1845-O

47,500

0

 

1846

20,095

est. 5

 

1846-O

81,780

0

 

1847

862,258

est. 5

 

1847-O

571,500

0

 

1848

145,484

est. 5

 

1848-O

35,850

0

 

1849

653,618

Unknown

 

1849-O

23,900

0

 

1850

291,451

Unique?

Found with Small and Large dates.

1850-O

57,500

0

 

1851

176,328

Unknown

 

1851-O

263,000

0

 

1852

263,106

Unknown

 

1852-O

18,000

0

 

1853

201,253

Unknown

Look for the rare 1853/2 overdate.

1853-O

51,000

0

 

1854

54,250

Unique?

 

1854-O

52,500

0

Found with Small or Large dates.

1854-S

123,826

0

 

1855

121,701

Unique?

 

1855-O

18,000

0

 

1855-S

9,000

0

 

1856

60,490

Unique?

 

1856-O

14,500

0

 

1856-S

68,000

0

 

1857

16,606

est. 5

 

1857-O

5,500

0

 

1857-S

26,000

0

 

1858

2,521

est. 10

 

1858-O

20,000

0

 

1858-S

11,800

0

 

1859

16,013

80

 

1859-O

2,300

0

 

1859-S

7,000

0

 

1860

15,055

50

 

1860-O

11,100

0

 

1860-S

5,000

0

 

1861

113,164

69

 

1861-S

15,500

0

 

1862

10,960

35

 

1862-S

12,500

0

 

1863

1,218

30

 

1863-S

10,000

0

 

1864

3,530

50

 

1864-S

2,500

0

 

1865

3,980

25

 

1865-S

16,700

0

One rare variety shows an undertype in the date of an inverted 186!

1866-S No Motto

8,500

0