Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 388,000
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: $141.96 (12/25/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1927 $2.5 MS obverse 1927 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1927 Indian Head Quarter Eagle is similar in rarity to the above two issues and can be found in all grades below MS 66. Most are well struck with excellent luster. The date is ideal for Type coin collectors. Superb coins are surprisingly rare with just nine coins certified by NGC as MS 66 (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/10/2014

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1927 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 260 270 300 320 330 330 340 345 350 355 375 385 400 530 700 1800 16750 40000 - - -
$ 340 345 350 355 365 385 400 500 600 850 4750 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 14923
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11352
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11353
1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11354


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/18/1998 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1998 Mid-Winter ANA Bullet Sale #183, 183/Lot# 541 $577.50
11/27/2000 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1381, 1381/Lot# 1690 $200.45
3/27/2011 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131114/Lot# 20964 $2,645.00
1/3/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(10), 1166/Lot# 12717 $805.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1350 $437.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1244 $1,053.00
4/14/2013 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/14/2013, 70/Lot# 105655 $464.42
2/9/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 790, 799/Lot# 799 $375.00
7/11/2014 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6993 $317.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1927 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657559561564266168670577488814831852299449497651182203136653962
333184555581601624648669692728812108616062232364558491117422602388980
00000060162464866969272881210861606223236455849111742260200
00000060863365467769875185012841729261342976750146972698400
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 1852
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1852
Owner: Irxharts
 
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