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: $321.17 (7/9/2014)
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
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Base $ 450 460 470 480 530 530 590 610 640 830 940 2300 4250 8000 11750 35500 80000 - - - -
$ 560 650 670 710 910 1030 2550 4700 9000 12700 40000 97500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1954
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/9/2000 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1330, 1330/Lot# 1496 $253.20
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 976 $2,185.00
1/31/2008 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 217, 223/Lot# 9327 $1,150.00
1/3/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale, 70/Lot# 1505 $690.00
7/7/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1157/Lot# 4832 $5,750.00
9/7/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1159/Lot# 8875 $690.00
2/26/2012 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131210/Lot# 26942 $1,322.50
5/30/2012 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1171/Lot# 5102 $1,495.00
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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