Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Commemoratives (1903-1926)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 46,019
Catalog: KM-161
Obverse Designer: John R. Sinnock
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $132.63 (8/2/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
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1926 AMERICAN SESQUICENTENNIAL $2.5 MS obverse 1926 AMERICAN SESQUICENTENNIAL $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1926 AMERICAN SESQUICENTENNIAL $2.5 MS

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1926 AMERICAN SESQUICENTENNIAL $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - 265 310 375 415 430 445 475 520 555 725 1175 3100 11750 65000 - - -
$ 400 425 435 460 485 535 615 800 1350 3600 14000 70000 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7416
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
8/4/2015 AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131531/Lot# 21634
8/16/2015 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1223/Lot# 6769
8/16/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 8643


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/27/2001 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1476, 1476/Lot# 1821 $242.65
9/10/2006 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 553 $432.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1424 $819.00
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 5128 $616.88
11/3/2013 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 776, 785/Lot# 523 $853.00
12/15/2013 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/15/2013, 105/Lot# 155731 $2,530.00
6/4/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 10211 $329.00
1/7/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 12286 $763.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 AMERICAN SESQUICENTENNIAL $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67870372975483894910131013103610591103112411731219142118212948580110515222854080073980
6867127377828759701013102110441074111011401188128615542197389973721443828457518600
000000101310211044107411101140118812861554219738997372144382845700
000000101310281051108811171157120413541688257248508944183623462800
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Gold Commemoratives 1903-1926 84
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 7372
Owner: RDN
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3899
Owner: Alan Lastufka
 
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