Considered one of the most shocking designs in American coinage, the Indian Head Gold Eagle depicts Lady Liberty in Native American battle headdress. Once the public overcame its initial shock, the coin came to be appreciated for its bold design.
Indian Head Gold Eagles were minted from 1907-1933 from .900 fine gold. It has an actual gold weight of .48375 troy oz. The coins carry a face value of $10, and replaced the $10 Liberty coin. The designer, Augustus Saint-Gaudens,also created the famous Double Eagle.
These coins come in VF, or Very Fine condition in raw form, which means they are not certified by a grading service. The coins you receive will vary in mint year depending on our inventory.
The obverse features a portrait of Lady Liberty adorned in a full Indian battle headdress. The feathers atop her head stretch to 13 stars inscribed along the upper rim of the coin, symbolizing the original 13 colonies. The reverse pictures a bald eagle perched on a tree branch, standing erect and proud.