1878 Carson City $10 Gold Eagle Rarity

By: Mobin

The 1878 CC $10 features a left-facing bust of Liberty wearing a coronet with the motto "In God We Trust" above.

Liberty Hea

This rare gold piece was struck at the famed Carson City Mint in Nevada, now a museum. The CC mint mark appears below the eagle.

Carson City Mint

The Coronet $10 Gold Eagle design was created by US Mint Engraver Christian Gobrecht and minted from 1838-1907.


These large gold coins contained nearly a full ounce of pure gold, giving them high intrinsic value.

90% Gold Content

The diameter was 27mm across and each coin had weight of 16.72 grams.


Only 3,244 of these 1878 Carson City eagles were made, making them a prized rarity.

Original Mintage

Most survive in circulated grades through AU-50 condition. Mint state examples are very scarce.

Grading Scale

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