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: $151.40 (10/21/2014)
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: 9/11/2014

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1926 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 268 280 310 330 350 350 365 370 375 395 400 485 545 600 950 2900 12500 37500 - - -
$ 365 380 390 390 420 440 530 600 675 1150 3800 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 18195
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
10/21/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131442/Lot# 26043
11/10/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8812
11/10/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8811


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/18/1999 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 Santa Clara Signature Sale #213, 213/Lot# 6804 $747.50
5/7/2003 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1721, 1721/Lot# 1797 $687.50
8/6/2009 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7875 $356.50
11/1/2009 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29112, 29112/Lot# 22487 $1,150.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1440 $345.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1143 $936.00
10/2/2011 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131141/Lot# 24894 $431.25
11/3/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/03/2013, 99/Lot# 149281 $258.50
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6988 $616.88


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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