Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 492,000
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: $147.05 (9/30/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 $2.5 MS obverse 1910 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The luster and strike for the 1910 is very similar to that of the 1909 issue. Some, however, are seen with weakness of strike near the rims on both the obverse and reverse. The coins look very “mushy” and can be confused with poorly made counterfeits. Lower grade examples are very easy to purchase, but in Gem condition the date becomes quite rare. Less than 175 coins have been certified at that level. Superb examples are almost non-existent with only a dozen certified as MS 66 (11/12). None have appeared at auction since 2008 when one sold for $13,800.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/11/2014

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1910 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 268 280 310 330 350 350 365 370 375 395 412 500 650 1550 2500 5400 22000 - - - -
$ 365 380 390 390 420 450 550 725 1950 2750 10500 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8453
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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9/30/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131439/Lot# 29440
9/30/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131439/Lot# 30012
9/30/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131439/Lot# 29439
9/30/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131439/Lot# 30011
10/13/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8867


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/14/2003 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1724, 1724/Lot# 1349 $209.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2318 $1,506.50
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 8765 $488.75
7/1/2012 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/01/2012, 29/Lot# 57223 $302.50
6/3/2013 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2269 $555.00
8/8/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(3), 1188/Lot# 4851 $3,055.00
6/3/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4564 $305.50
9/7/2014 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 820, 829/Lot# 875 $1,100.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657560262965066768870577489817072302395553268153206933574461675
333184555584611636655674693728815116719052853441262681233325710443870
00000061163665567469372881511671905285344126268123332571000
00000062064366168169975185614372103340448697210165133072700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3955
Owner: Irxharts
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2302
Owner: H.I.M.
 
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