Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 627,060
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 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1909 $5 MS obverse 1909 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

From a substantial mintage of 627,138 pieces, the 1909 half eagle is an available date in lower Mint State grades. David Akers estimates perhaps 100-125 examples are extant at the MS65 level.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/13/2013

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1909 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 450 460 470 480 490 490 500 510 525 560 580 710 760 1750 3580 15000 29000 - - - -
$ 520 540 550 565 610 620 810 900 2070 4200 16500 32500 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 6727
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/28/2000 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1277, 1277/Lot# 2075 $844.00
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 952 $3,450.00
7/17/2007 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July West Palm Beach, FL) Final Session #443, 443/Lot# 9238 $977.50
7/21/2008 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 267, 273/Lot# 1516 $552.00
6/1/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4677 $460.00
7/29/2012 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131232/Lot# 20541 $455.90
5/12/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131321/Lot# 25176 $481.75
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31238 $1,301.90


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107510841092110111531189123812711589195325433567676483778686254134393875873
953102710451063107810861095111811651205124913771710214928844632730184801426131588545830
000000109511181165120512491377171021492884463273018480142613158800
000000109811351177122112601483183123463225569878398583198373776300
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 8095
Owner: Compradore
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1953
Owner: Marquis d'Argent
 
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