Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 770,200
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: $324.05 (7/14/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 S $5 MS obverse 1910 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The San Francisco Mint delivered 770,200 half eagles in 1910, a respectable total for the Indian series. However, nearly all survivors show heavy marks and grade no better than MS62 or MS63. Even in those grades, examples are elusive.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/13/2013

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1910 S $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 450 460 470 480 500 500 510 600 640 920 1190 3350 5750 10900 32500 65000 77500 - - - -
$ 530 550 660 700 1010 1310 3600 6300 12500 35700 70000 87500 - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1469
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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7/15/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131428/Lot# 24283


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9/24/2001 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1485, 1485/Lot# 1655 $274.30
4/6/2004 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24042, 24042/Lot# 11492 $236.90
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2484 $333.50
2/13/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 74, 79/Lot# 1492 $632.50
11/29/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1177/Lot# 10830 $616.88
2/22/2013 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8108 $648.60
4/7/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/07/2013, 69/Lot# 105696 $443.30
5/19/2013 PCGS VF 25   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/19/2013, 75/Lot# 105661 $408.10


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107511601189121714361567174318522597361645818128981010763116164001668841118362
95310271045106311031169119812901479162517792100293639375763868810127110472108249624853480
00000011981290147916251779210029363937576386881012711047210824962400
00000012071363152316841815234832764259694592491044511331305495923200
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