Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 446,000
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: $154.23 (1/30/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1926 $2.5 MS obverse 1926 $2.5 MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1926 Indian Head Quarter Eagle is among the most common issues for the series. The date can be found in all grades including MS 65. All of the late date (1925–D to 1929) issues are usually purchased as examples for the type. Superb examples are very rare and none have been graded MS 67 (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/10/2014

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1926 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 260 270 300 320 330 330 340 345 350 355 375 385 400 530 700 1800 14000 38500 - - -
$ 340 345 350 355 365 385 400 500 600 850 3800 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 18321
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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2/3/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131505/Lot# 21739


Auction Prices Realized

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12/2/1998 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1111, 1111/Lot# 1963 $189.90
1/8/1999 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 F.U.N. Signature Sale #195, 195/Lot# 8028 $862.50
5/31/2004 NGC MS 61   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2853 $334.00
12/5/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #65, 70/Lot# 1050 $529.00
10/2/2011 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131141/Lot# 24894 $431.25
10/13/2011 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4809 $1,495.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8046 $1,177.35
6/3/2013 NGC MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2290 $468.00
8/4/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/04/2013, 86/Lot# 116658 $291.50
6/4/2014 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 9553 $317.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657560262965066768870577488814831852299443787651176673037152184
333184555584611636655674693728812108616062232345554691098921901376420
00000061163665567469372881210861606223234555469109892190100
00000062064366168169975185012841729261339166560143282613600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2994
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1568
Owner: Sierra Collection
 
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