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: $289.34 (12/27/2014)
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 $ 435 445 455 525 585 585 630 650 715 1050 1350 2375 4400 7450 12000 38000 93750 - - - -
$ 600 645 675 750 1100 1500 2550 5000 8850 17500 43500 122500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1989
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
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1/12/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7199
1/12/2015 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1216/Lot# 7198
1/12/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11478


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
5/11/2003 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1722, 1722/Lot# 1395 $2,255.00
5/28/2006 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 629 $379.50
12/17/2007 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 204, 210/Lot# 1134 $414.00
7/9/2009 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2009 July West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1127, 1127/Lot# 1698 $23,000.00
1/3/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale, 70/Lot# 1505 $690.00
5/30/2012 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1171/Lot# 5104 $3,737.50
1/13/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131304/Lot# 21392 $554.60
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


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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