1887 $10, CA Liberty Head $10 - Type 3 With Motto PCGS PF65CAM

$138,000.00 USD


This coin a rare and exquisite example of American numismatic artistry from the late 19th century. This proof coin is a significant piece, given its high grade and the cameo finish, which highlights its striking details and craftsmanship.

The obverse of the coin depicts Lady Liberty wearing a coronet inscribed with the word "LIBERTY." The design is surrounded by 13 stars, representing the original thirteen colonies, and the date of minting. The Liberty Head design was created by Christian Gobrecht and is celebrated for its classical depiction of American ideals.

The reverse features the heraldic eagle with a shield on its chest, holding arrows and an olive branch, symbolizing America's readiness for war but preference for peace. Above the eagle, the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" is inscribed within a ribbon. The denomination "TEN D." and the phrase "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" encircle the eagle.