Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 416,000
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: $155.72 (8/30/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1928 $2.5 MS obverse 1928 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Most examples seen for the date are well struck with excellent luster. The date is among the better produced for the series, and is ideal for Type coin collectors as well. As is the common theme for the late date coins from the series, a small number have been graded MS 66, but none have achieved the MS 67 designation (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/13/2013

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1928 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 268 280 310 330 350 350 365 370 375 395 400 485 545 625 1050 2600 12350 27500 - - -
$ 365 380 390 390 420 440 530 650 700 1200 3600 15000 32500 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16067
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
9/2/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131435/Lot# 21750
9/6/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8593


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/6/1994 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 1994 St. Louis Bullet Sale #119, 119/Lot# 446 $286.00
2/5/1997 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 0917, 917/Lot# 1829 $580.25
1/12/1998 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1014, 1014/Lot# 1853 $200.45
1/8/1999 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1999 F.U.N. Signature Sale #195, 195/Lot# 8047 $2,242.50
5/31/2001 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263, 263/Lot# 6275 $977.50
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1354 $431.25
2/5/2006 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1042 $920.00
9/20/2010 PCGS MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1227 $936.00
3/31/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6430 $805.00
9/18/2011 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/18/2011, 136/Lot# 17541 $964.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657559561564266168670577488814831852299448367651181143117653623
333184555581601624648669692728812108616062232360857741113822468386580
00000060162464866969272881210861606223236085774111382246800
00000060863365467769875185012841729261342226712146262682200
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2994
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1852
Owner: blake-rock
 
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