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: $290.28 (11/26/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1916 S $5 MS obverse 1916 S $5 MS reverse


  
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1916 S $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
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: 1983
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Grade
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Price
10/11/1999 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1221, 1221/Lot# 1930 $253.20
7/26/2003 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10408 $725.65
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
3/28/2009 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126, 1126/Lot# 10577 $546.25
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
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7303 $3,818.75
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2360 $936.00
12/1/2013 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/01/2013, 103/Lot# 155616 $606.10


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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