Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 240,000
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: $145.41 (11/22/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 $2.5 MS obverse 1914 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: As can be seen from the rather sharp drop in mintage, the 1914 is one of the more scarce coins for the series. It is considered the second best date and is difficult to obtain in any level of Mint State. The price of a 1914 Indian Head Quarter Eagle jumps rather sharply from one grade to the next and is a favorite of re–submitters. The population numbers should be viewed with some skepticism, as many of the tags have not been returned to update the population reports. As would be expected, the 1914 is very rare in Gem condition, with just one or two trading hands at auction each year. Only two coins have been certified as MS 66 (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/10/2014

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1914 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 260 270 300 320 340 340 355 360 370 425 540 980 2875 5050 7700 24000 66500 125000 - - -
$ 355 360 370 380 450 590 1250 3400 6000 11000 47500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7805
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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11/25/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131447/Lot# 27409


Auction Prices Realized

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10/3/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #56, 61/Lot# 1061 $575.00
5/27/2007 NGC AU 58   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 539 $471.50
4/28/2010 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139, 1139/Lot# 3527 $4,600.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 4963 $1,725.00
11/21/2010 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 2963, 2963/Lot# 5276 $603.75
8/11/2011 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(7), 1158/Lot# 11738 $749.80
1/3/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(7), 1166/Lot# 6217 $4,485.00
2/2/2012 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1167/Lot# 4694 $1,675.55
5/27/2012 NGC MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1233 $7,605.00
8/31/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 151191 $475.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1914 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33335465886617297838208709051247192831674123519365458428274604732881504
33318456061268374779583688110191474234134854479564371721477234082587200
0000006837477958368811019147423413485447956437172147723408200
0000007067658078538931133170127543804483660947800211164070500
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4123
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 3167
Owner: Irxharts
 
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