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: $295.12 (9/17/2014)
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: 7/14/2014

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1911 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 435 445 455 465 475 475 500 510 550 560 575 665 815 1600 3700 16850 49000 - - - -
$ 480 505 515 555 570 600 700 900 1775 5100 23500 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10760
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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6/7/2004 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2004 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #350, 350/Lot# 1072 $195.50
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2485 $253.00
6/28/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday Rocket Sale - Internet Auction # 156, 161/Lot# 5199 $356.50
9/20/2010 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1279 $1,521.00
8/10/2011 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3117, 3117/Lot# 1885 $488.75
5/5/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/05/2013, 73/Lot# 106627 $412.50
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4916 $1,197.33
2/27/2014 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 4134 $9,693.75
6/23/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3487, 6036/Lot# 20521 $493.50


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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