Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 240,000
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: $315.92 (7/28/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1916 S $5 MS obverse 1916 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1916 S $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 435 445 455 525 585 585 630 650 715 1050 1350 2375 4400 7450 12000 38000 93750 - - - -
$ 600 645 675 750 1100 1500 2550 5000 8850 17500 43500 122500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1960
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
4/8/2003 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23043, 23043/Lot# 11715 $1,955.00
5/28/2006 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 629 $379.50
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2178 $1,092.50
1/3/2007 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 3157 $27,600.00
8/2/2009 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2726, 2726/Lot# 2613 $575.00
10/28/2010 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 527, 534/Lot# 4468 $1,207.50
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7640 $2,702.50
2/3/2013 NGC MS 60   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 99008 $924.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2360 $936.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1916 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107511851189119312861345142914832124302343785167793010230104013376258553101379
9531027104510631111118611901224130513731447169624233474464160888696102871818842025728280
0000001190122413051373144716962423347446416088869610287181884202500
0000001191125513251401146519102723392649047009946310344259755028900
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2124
Owner: American Freedom
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1429
Owner: Paris
 
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