Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 722,000
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1210oz
Melt Value: $223.32 (5/15/2021)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1913 $2.5 MS obverse 1913 $2.5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The production of the Quarter Eagle continued in 1913 at a rather healthy pace and finding an example of the issue is a simple matter in most grades. The surface and luster for the issue is somewhat dull, but most are seen well struck. The date becomes rare at the Gem level, with less than 100 coins certified (11/12). The date is extremely rare in MS 66 condition, and I have only seen one or two that would qualify as that grade. It is interesting that the series that can be found in prodigious quantities, but the issue is nearly unknown in MS 67 condition.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/12/2021

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1913 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 395 395 395 415 420 425 425 425 430 495 535 765 930 1635 6050 21500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 545 815 1150 2000 9000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 13212
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/11/2021 1913 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--3-7619267444322371963077432417289581095----13212
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------------1517347-----64
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Total--3-7619267444322371963078432917459921165----13276
 --0%-0%0%0%0%1%3%17%1%23%33%13%7%1%0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1913 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657559561564266168670577488816492302388251938153204303528460872
3331845555816016246486696927288121141186628284319617912245253814381363916
00000060162464866969272881211411866282843196179122452538100
00000060863365467769875185013952084335547567166163373033200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 5193
Owner: foresthamilton@universalcoin.com
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3882
Owner: David L. Booth
 
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