Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 722,000
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: $137.92 (10/8/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1913 $2.5 MS obverse 1913 $2.5 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The production of the Quarter Eagle continued in 1913 at a rather healthy pace and finding an example of the issue is a simple matter in most grades. The surface and luster for the issue is somewhat dull, but most are seen well struck. The date becomes rare at the Gem level, with less than 100 coins certified (11/12). The date is extremely rare in MS 66 condition, and I have only seen one or two that would qualify as that grade. It is interesting that the series that can be found in prodigious quantities, but the issue is nearly unknown in MS 67 condition.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/29/2015

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Total Graded: 12421
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
9/5/2006 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #26092, 26092/Lot# 11645 $503.70
10/3/2006 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #26102, 26102/Lot# 11880 $1,955.00
11/9/2010 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Online Session, 69/Lot# 11288 $243.80
11/21/2010 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2963, 2963/Lot# 5271 $776.25
12/8/2010 PCGS MS 61   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18404/Lot# 2309 $374.00
5/29/2011 NGC MS 65   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1408 $5,290.00
7/6/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 202773 $489.00
11/2/2014 PCGS AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10556 $325.00
12/14/2014 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131451/Lot# 27726 $376.00
7/9/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(3), 1222/Lot# 4443 $998.75

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1913 $2.5 MS
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2302
Owner: H.I.M.
Grade: MS 62
Points: 888
Owner: Electric Peak Collection
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