Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 492,000
Catalog: KM-128
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $154.93 (8/22/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 $2.5 MS obverse 1910 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The luster and strike for the 1910 is very similar to that of the 1909 issue. Some, however, are seen with weakness of strike near the rims on both the obverse and reverse. The coins look very “mushy” and can be confused with poorly made counterfeits. Lower grade examples are very easy to purchase, but in Gem condition the date becomes quite rare. Less than 175 coins have been certified at that level. Superb examples are almost non-existent with only a dozen certified as MS 66 (11/12). None have appeared at auction since 2008 when one sold for $13,800.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/13/2013

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1910 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 268 280 310 330 350 350 365 370 375 395 412 500 650 1600 2375 5500 25000 - - - -
$ 365 380 390 390 420 450 550 725 1825 2750 6900 28500 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8392
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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8/26/2014 UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131434/Lot# 27901
8/26/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131434/Lot# 27332
8/26/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131434/Lot# 27902
8/26/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131434/Lot# 27331
9/6/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8566


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
6/9/2008 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2540, 2540/Lot# 2279 $268.80
4/27/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1154/Lot# 6379 $2,530.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1387 $517.50
8/7/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131133/Lot# 28314 $253.00
7/15/2012 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/15/2012, 31/Lot# 62992 $341.00
6/3/2013 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2269 $555.00
11/1/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 8592 $329.00
1/5/2014 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 785, 794/Lot# 769 $650.00
4/14/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20710 $270.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657560262965066768870577489817072302395553268153206933574461675
333184555584611636655674693728815116719052853441262681233325710443870
00000061163665567469372881511671905285344126268123332571000
00000062064366168169975185614372103340448697210165133072700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3955
Owner: Irxharts
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2302
Owner: H.I.M.
 
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