Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 770,200
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: $276.37 (9/1/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1910 S $5 MS obverse 1910 S $5 MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The San Francisco Mint delivered 770,200 half eagles in 1910, a respectable total for the Indian series. However, nearly all survivors show heavy marks and grade no better than MS62 or MS63. Even in those grades, examples are elusive.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/14/2014

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1910 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 435 445 455 485 565 590 625 690 960 3500 5600 11000 36000 87500 - - - - -
$ 575 600 635 775 1000 3900 6250 14000 49000 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1503
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions

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9/20/2015 MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2015 September 17 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1224/Lot# 7960


Auction Prices Realized

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11/27/2006 NGC MS 60   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 115: The Eagle One Sale, 120/Lot# 5773 $851.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3333 $3,220.00
7/31/2011 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 3110, 3110/Lot# 2479 $546.25
1/13/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131304/Lot# 21385 $681.50
8/18/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/18/2013, 88/Lot# 106656 $379.50
2/9/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131407/Lot# 22356 $470.00
6/29/2014 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 204119 $446.60
10/8/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1210/Lot# 4335 $2,350.00
3/31/2015 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 33724 $387.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1910 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107511601189121714361567174318522597361645818128981010763116164001668841118362
95310271045106311031169119812901479162517792100293639375763868810127110472108249624853480
00000011981290147916251779210029363937576386881012711047210824962400
00000012071363152316841815234832764259694592491044511331305495923200
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1843
Owner: fogbear
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1743
Owner: #
 
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