Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 446,000
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: $148.07 (9/24/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1926 $2.5 MS obverse 1926 $2.5 MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1926 Indian Head Quarter Eagle is among the most common issues for the series. The date can be found in all grades including MS 65. All of the late date (1925–D to 1929) issues are usually purchased as examples for the type. Superb examples are very rare and none have been graded MS 67 (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/11/2014

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1926 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 268 280 310 330 350 350 365 370 375 395 400 485 545 600 950 2900 12500 37500 - - -
$ 365 380 390 390 420 440 530 600 675 1150 3800 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 18203
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
10/13/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8918
10/13/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8917
10/13/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8915
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# 8914
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# 8913


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/27/2008 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2496, 2496/Lot# 1861 $358.40
7/7/2011 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1157/Lot# 4665 $2,530.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1344 $3,162.50
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7398 $833.75
6/3/2013 NGC MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2291 $409.00
7/28/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/28/2013, 85/Lot# 130436 $291.53
12/5/2013 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(6), 1192/Lot# 9511 $411.25
7/6/2014 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 811, 820/Lot# 730 $1,025.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657560262965066768870577488814831852299443787651176673037152184
333184555584611636655674693728812108616062232345554691098921901376420
00000061163665567469372881210861606223234555469109892190100
00000062064366168169975185012841729261339166560143282613600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2994
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1568
Owner: Sierra Collection
 
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