Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 240,000
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: $287.33 (5/26/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1916 S $5 MS obverse 1916 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/14/2014

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1916 S $5 MS
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Base $ 435 445 455 525 585 630 650 715 1050 2375 4400 7450 12000 38000 93750 - - - -
$ 600 645 675 750 1100 2550 5000 8850 17500 43500 122500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1997
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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6/7/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8247


Auction Prices Realized

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8/3/2003 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1760, 1760/Lot# 1066 $352.00
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 975 $6,325.00
12/17/2007 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 204, 210/Lot# 1134 $414.00
10/17/2012 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25298 $600.43
2/3/2013 NGC MS 60   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 99008 $924.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2360 $936.00
6/4/2014 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1206/Lot# 5755 $3,290.00
11/16/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131447/Lot# 27913 $376.00
4/22/2015 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1219/Lot# 6270 $1,645.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1916 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107511851189119312861345142914832124302343785167793010230104013376258553101379
9531027104510631111118611901224130513731447169624233474464160888696102871818842025728280
0000001190122413051373144716962423347446416088869610287181884202500
0000001191125513251401146519102723392649047009946310344259755028900
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2124
Owner: American Freedom
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1429
Owner: Paris
 
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