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: $142.17 (6/30/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1910 $2.5 MS obverse 1910 $2.5 MS reverse

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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
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Total Graded: 8545
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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Auction House
Sale / Lot
10/10/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #57, 62/Lot# 1061 $1,978.00
5/27/2007 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67061, 67061/Lot# 23454 $503.70
3/17/2011 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 March Sacramento Signature ANA US Coin Auction Session(5), 1153/Lot# 9360 $575.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1385 $5,060.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1120 $491.00
2/12/2012 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131208/Lot# 22545 $1,322.50
6/12/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Teletrade Auction 3293, 3293/Lot# 1383 $309.00
4/28/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 105737 $253.00
8/8/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21438 $1,615.63

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 $2.5 MS
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3955
Owner: Irxharts
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2302
Owner: H.I.M.
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