Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 915,000
Catalog: KM-129
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.36 (4/18/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1911 $5 MS obverse 1911 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of over 900,000 pieces, the 1911 half eagle ranks as one of the more common issues in the series in most grades. The critical statement is 'most grades,' as the 1911 is seldom seen in Gem Uncirculated and is virtually impossible to locate any finer.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/13/2013

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1911 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 450 460 470 480 490 490 500 510 525 560 590 710 760 1800 3610 15000 46500 - - - -
$ 520 540 550 565 610 630 770 900 2100 4200 16750 52500 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10655
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11081
4/27/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11079


Auction Prices Realized

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1/25/2004 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3286 $517.50
9/21/2005 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 2095, 2095/Lot# 2154 $257.60
7/30/2008 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 9863 $862.50
11/18/2010 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 533, 540/Lot# 7567 $1,023.50
6/14/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, 92/Lot# 9578 $586.50
8/11/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(4), 1158/Lot# 5607 $4,456.25
5/30/2012 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10579 $632.50
6/2/2013 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/02/2013, 77/Lot# 118862 $381.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1911 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9201021103910571075108410921101115311891238127115891911254335216764934910119259114482377437
953102710451063107810861095111811651205124913771696212128694602762596051538332215556940
000000109511181165120512491377169621212869460276259605153833221500
000000109811351177122112601483180323323195568384879862206473851900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3521
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 2543
Owner: herk 52
 
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