Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 492,000
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: $137.20 (8/29/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 $2.5 MS obverse 1910 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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VarietyPlus®

There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The luster and strike for the 1910 is very similar to that of the 1909 issue. Some, however, are seen with weakness of strike near the rims on both the obverse and reverse. The coins look very “mushy” and can be confused with poorly made counterfeits. Lower grade examples are very easy to purchase, but in Gem condition the date becomes quite rare. Less than 175 coins have been certified at that level. Superb examples are almost non-existent with only a dozen certified as MS 66 (11/12). None have appeared at auction since 2008 when one sold for $13,800.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

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1910 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 260 270 300 320 340 355 360 370 390 500 770 1675 2525 5000 26000 - - - -
$ - - - - 400 550 900 2050 2900 10500 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8600
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
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9/20/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5051
9/20/2015 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1224/Lot# 5049


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/29/2002 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Bullet Sale #301, 301/Lot# 2183 $299.00
11/14/2004 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1961, 1961/Lot# 1947 $220.00
2/1/2009 NGC AU 58   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1397 $241.50
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1226 $2,106.00
5/18/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 194222 $299.20
8/8/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21439 $910.63
10/19/2014 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 826, 835/Lot# 279 $350.00
7/9/2015 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(3), 1222/Lot# 4432 $1,057.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657560262965066768870577489817072302395553268153206933574461675
333184555584611636655674693728815116719052853441262681233325710443870
00000061163665567469372881511671905285344126268123332571000
00000062064366168169975185614372103340448697210165133072700
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4412
Owner: K
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3955
Owner: Irxharts
 
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