Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 388,000
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1210oz
Melt Value: $215.51 (6/22/2021)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1927 $2.5 MS obverse 1927 $2.5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1927 Indian Head Quarter Eagle is similar in rarity to the 1926, and can be found in all grades below MS 66. Most are well struck with excellent luster. The date is ideal for Type coin collectors. Superb coins are surprisingly rare with just 10 coins certified by NGC as MS 66 (9/17).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/22/2021

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1927 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 405 410 430 440 490 500 500 505 510 550 575 590 715 850 1725 14850 - - - -
$ - - - - 515 - - 600 725 1000 2750 - - -

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Disclaimer: The prices listed in the various NGC Price and Value Guides are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. Prices provided are averages, not specific prices for individual coins. Further, because these prices are only updated from time to time, they do not reflect short term pricing trends, which are quite common and are often quite dramatic, given the volatile nature of the collectible coin marketplace. This is especially true for rare coins, where there are fewer sales and greater variations in sale prices. For all of these reasons, the prices in these guides are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and factors that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and — when appropriate — expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Guides. By using the NGC Guides, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the Guides.

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16030
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

The chart showing 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: 6/22/2021 1927 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---12-31987730163227055504120264843313----16030
---------------2------2
-------------11308820-----149
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Total---12-31987730163227055614150273845313----16181
 ---0%0%-0%0%0%1%5%1%14%34%26%17%3%0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1927 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657559561564266168670577488814831852299449497651182203136653962
3331845555816016246486696927288121086160622323645584911174226023889856660
00000060162464866969272881210861606223236455849111742260200
00000060863365467769875185012841729261342976750146972698400
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4949
Owner: foresthamilton@universalcoin.com
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3841
Owner: K
 
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Disclaimer: The auction prices realized listed in the NGC Auction Central are compiled from a number of independent, third party sources in the numismatic community which NGC believes to be reliable. The auction data listed by NGC may occasionally contain typographical or input errors that can result in incorrect prices realized appearing on the NGC website. Therefore, the prices realized listed in NGC Auction Central are designed to serve merely as one of many measures and facts that coin buyers and sellers can use in determining coin values. These prices are not intended, and should not be relied upon, to replace the due diligence and – when appropriate – expert consultation that coin buyers and sellers should undertake when entering into a coin transaction. As such, NGC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in the NGC Auction Central. By using the NGC Auction Central, the user agrees that neither NGC nor any of its affiliates, shareholders, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including without limitation any loss arising from reliance on the information contained in the NGC Auction Central.