$10 Indian Head Gold MS-64 Coin (Random Year)


Any $1,923.53 $2,003.74
Availability: Accepting Orders
Authenticity Guaranteed
free gold and silver investment kit

Get Our Free
Investor's Guide


By clicking the button, I agree to be bound by your Privacy Policy, User Agreement, Market Loss Policy, Electronic Disclaimer, and Terms & Conditions of Sale.

$10 Indian Head Gold MS-64 Coin (Random Year) Description:

The $10 Indian Gold Eagle was the coin that broke the mold of American coinage. It's quite unlike any American coin that went before it, so secure one for your collection today. President Theodore Roosevelt and sculptor Saint-Gaudens worked together to refresh and revitalize American coinage, for the President felt that American coins lacked beauty and artistic merit. Their inspiration for the project was the high-relief coins of ancient Greece and other ancient civilizations. You can see this influence in the reverse design of the $10 Indian Gold Eagle, in which the stately eagle is redolent of the Ptolemaic Kingdom coinage. Rather than a thunderbolt, the bald eagle of the gold $10 coin stands on arrows and an olive sprig, symbolic of America as a peace-loving nation, but one able to defend itself. It's not the first time Saint-Gauden's work was influenced by the ancient world, for you can see it too in his 1905 inaugural medal, which sports a very similar-looking eagle.

Also on the reverse side is the phrase E PLURIBUS UNUM, taken from the great seal of the United States and meaning "Out of many, one." The origins of this motto can also be found in the ancient world, for Greek Philosopher Heraclitus wrote, "The one is made up of all things, and all things issue from the one." It's a motto that was revised and reused for several purposes over the years, not least for the cover of a gentlemen's magazine, where it may have come to the attention of Pierre Eugene du Simitiere, who recommended it for inclusion in the great seal in 1776. The motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" was not originally intended to be on the coin, but it was added in 1908 at the insistence of Congress. Beneath the standing bald eagle is the value of TEN DOLLARS.

The obverse design features a symbol that President Theodore Roosevelt was insistent should be included on the coin, an Indian headdress. It was a decision to face much ridicule for being historically inaccurate and fantastical, but isn't this par for the course for artistic projects that break new ground? Also on the obverse design are 13 stars representing the original states of the Union, while the year of issue is shown below the Liberty portrait. In another departure from coin design, this Gold Eagle is completed with raised stars around the edge of the coin instead of reeding or lettering. These, too, were altered in 1912 when Arizona and New Mexico joined the United States when two additional stars were added. Your order will be fulfilled by a random year that has a mint state of 64, so it will be a piece of quality to treasure in your collection.

This stylish vintage coin weighs 16.7200g, has a diameter of 27mm, and is struck from 0.900 fine gold, composed of 90 percent gold and 10 percent copper. First minted in 1907, these $10 Gold Eagles were produced annually until 1916, then intermittently until 1933, when their production was halted by Executive Order 1602. Today no one is quite sure how many of these precious coins exist; a $10 Indian Gold Eagle MS64 from a random year represents a piece of history and a robust investment. Collecting $10 Indian Gold Eagles can prove difficult to find, so grab this example from a random year to cradle in the palm of your hand.

Make it yours today.

Overview of the Common Date $10 Indian Gold Eagle MS64

  • U.S. Mint
  • Year of issue: random year
  • Mint state of 64
  • Metal: gold
  • Fineness: 0.900
  • 90% gold, 10% copper
  • Weight: 16.7200g
  • Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Orders placed for products, not a specific year, will be fulfilled with coins of any date, based on availability. Orders of multiple coins may be filled with the same year or a variety of years.


More Information
Product Type Coin
Coin Series Pre-33 Gold
Purity 90%
Mint/Refinery U.S. Mint
Metal Type Gold
Face Value $10
Grade MS64
Coin Type Investment Grade
Modern or Historical Pre-33
Grade Service NGC
Year Varies
Metal Weight 0.4838 oz

Latest Blog Posts

Metals Minute 147: Banks Down, Gold, Silver, Other Metals Up
Metals Minute 147: Banks Down, Gold, Silver, and Other Metals Up
All the metals were higher this morning, gold up 1/2%, platinum up over 2%, palladium 3.5% higher, and silver up almost 7% this...
Read more
October 3, 2022
32 view(s)
2022 Palladium American Eagle Proof
U.S. Mint Launch - 2022 Palladium American Eagle Reverse Proof
The 2022 Palladium American Eagle Reverse Proof will be subject to mintage and product limits of 7,500 coins and a household order limit of...
Read more
September 29, 2022
315 view(s)
Metals Minute 146: Relative Outperformance - Gold & Silver
Metals Minute 146: Relative Outperformance - Gold & Silver
Building a diversified portfolio of bullion, investment grade, and historically significant coins will serve us well throughout all financial...
Read more
September 29, 2022
100 view(s)
Markets, Mayhem and Metals
Markets, Mayhem, and Metals
Where are we in relation to equity values, bond values, home values, dollar values, overall inflation, and the price of precious...
Read more
September 29, 2022
99 view(s)