Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 446,000
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1210oz
Melt Value: $151.81 (5/24/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1926 $2.5 MS obverse 1926 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1926 Indian Head Quarter Eagle is among the most common issues for the series. The date can be found in all grades including MS 65. All of the late date (1925–D to 1929) issues are usually purchased as examples for the type. Superb examples are very rare and none have been graded MS 67 (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/16/2016

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1926 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 260 270 280 300 315 330 335 345 355 385 410 460 625 885 1900 8000 - - - -
$ - - - - 365 - - 525 690 1000 2500 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 18776
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/24/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #59, 64/Lot# 1088 $943.00
1/18/2007 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2315, 2315/Lot# 1257 $336.00
3/28/2009 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126, 1126/Lot# 2755 $3,450.00
8/7/2011 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/07/2011, 130/Lot# 13907 $386.10
9/4/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1143 $936.00
2/26/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131210/Lot# 26840 $1,495.00
2/3/2013 NGC MS 62   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 994 $437.00
7/14/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131330/Lot# 23227 $317.25
7/4/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3489, 6040/Lot# 21584 $867.15
9/25/2016 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131640/Lot# 22207 $305.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657560262965066768870577488814831852299443787651176673037152184
333184555584611636655674693728812108616062232345554691098921901376420
00000061163665567469372881210861606223234555469109892190100
00000062064366168169975185012841729261339166560143282613600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2994
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2994
Owner: JTO
 
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