Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 704,000
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: $147.14 (9/21/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1911 $2.5 MS obverse 1911 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Quarter Eagles struck in 1911 have a much more granular appearance. The luster is more subdued and the strike can sometimes be weak on the eagle’s wingtip. Mid–range Mint State coins are slightly scarcer than the later issues. In the higher grades of Mint State the issue becomes quite rare. NGC reports a population of only 177 MS 65 coins and just 6 at the MS 66 level (11/12). Collectors should remember that the Indian Head Quarter series is highly collected and coins with low survival rates in Gem condition are always in high demand.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/11/2014

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1911 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 268 280 310 330 350 350 365 370 375 395 412 500 625 1025 1750 6600 30000 55000 - - -
$ 365 380 390 390 420 450 550 700 1100 2050 9500 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 12766
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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3/20/2001 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21033, 21033/Lot# 5553 $1,350.00
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 448 $506.00
8/14/2007 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2007 August Milwaukee, WI Final Session #445, 445/Lot# 9350 $920.00
2/24/2008 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2494, 2494/Lot# 2482 $560.00
8/6/2009 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7866 $253.00
9/9/2012 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/09/2012, 39/Lot# 72563 $286.00
6/3/2013 NGC MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2274 $444.00
6/29/2014 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 203889 $300.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6967 $423.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1911 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657559561564266168670577489816782342345942907651187463225855473
333184555581601624648669692728815115818992714373654101134923250399960
00000060162464866969272881511581899271437365410113492325000
00000060863365467769875185614182120308640136530150472775400
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2342
Owner: Irxharts
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 898
Owner: John Black
 
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