$10 Liberty VF (Dates/Types Vary)

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$10 Liberty VF (Dates/Types Vary)
$10 Liberty VF (Dates/Types Vary)
$10 Liberty VF (Dates/Types Vary)
$10 Liberty VF (Dates/Types Vary)

Introduction

The $10 Liberty, Very Fine (VF) condition, presents a captivating overview of numismatic treasures that hold historical significance and enduring appeal. These coins played a crucial role in American commerce during transformative events like westward expansion. The $10 Liberty remains an iconic representation of American coinage artistry and serves as a tangible link to the nation's rich history. In VF condition, these coins show moderate wear but retain clear design elements and inscriptions, making them accessible to collectors and enthusiasts at a more affordable price point.

History

The $10 Liberty, also known as the Liberty Head Eagle, holds a significant place in American numismatic history. First minted in 1838, the $10 Liberty became an integral part of commerce during the 19th and early 20th centuries. It wasn’t issued until 1907 when it was replaced by the Indian Head Eagle. Struck in .900 fine gold and weighing 16.72 grams (about 0.4838 troy ounces), the $10 Liberty remains a popular choice among collectors and investors alike, cherished for its historical significance, artistic beauty, and intrinsic value as a precious metal coin.

Design

The design of the $10 Liberty exudes timeless elegance and historical significance. The obverse features a captivating portrayal of Lady Liberty wearing a coronet adorned with stars, representing the states of the Union, and the word "LIBERTY" inscribed on the band. Her hair is beautifully braided, and she faces left, symbolizing the nation's determination to move forward. The reverse showcases a magnificent American bald eagle with outstretched wings, holding an olive branch in its right talon, symbolizing peace, and three arrows in its left talon, representing military preparedness. The eagle is encircled by a laurel wreath, symbolizing victory, and the inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" appears above, with the denomination "TEN D." (for "dollars") below.

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