Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 193,600
Catalog: KM-129
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $265.36 (8/2/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 D $5 MS obverse 1910 D $5 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Just 193,600 examples of this issue were originally struck in Denver, and survivors in all Mint State grades are elusive. There was a hoard of several hundred examples located in Europe in 1979, according to David Akers (Walter Breen suggested the total was 283 coins and that these were found in 1980). Akers suggested that a number of Gem quality examples were known to him, and indicated that the best of the lot is probably the former Norweb Collection coin.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/14/2014

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1910 D $5 MS
Base $ 435 445 455 465 475 500 510 550 560 825 1600 4600 11750 40000 67500 100000 - - -
$ 480 505 515 555 570 900 2400 5150 23000 50000 - - -

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Total Graded: 1158
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
8/13/1999 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 ANA Signature Sale #208, 208/Lot# 8036 $7,015.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3332 $3,220.00
10/4/2011 NGC VF 35   Teletrade Auction 3149, 3149/Lot# 1384 $426.00
10/13/2011 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4957 $1,265.00
12/8/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(3), 1162/Lot# 4630 $3,450.00
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4318 $3,737.50
6/15/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/15/2014, 196/Lot# 201227 $990.00
8/24/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131435/Lot# 21773 $675.63
12/7/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 833, 842/Lot# 349 $1,300.00

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 D $5 MS
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