Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 416,000
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1210oz
Melt Value: $156.72 (11/18/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1928 $2.5 MS obverse 1928 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Most examples seen for the date are well struck with excellent luster. The date is among the better produced for the series, and is ideal for Type coin collectors as well. As is the common theme for the late date coins from the series, a small number have been graded MS 66, but none have achieved the MS 67 designation (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/10/2017

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1928 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 250 260 270 290 300 320 325 335 350 410 420 460 585 825 2000 14000 - - - -
$ - - - - 360 - - 525 615 875 2900 19850 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16778
Low Grade: VF
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
2/5/2006 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1042 $920.00
11/27/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 115: The Eagle One Sale, 120/Lot# 4420 $471.50
3/12/2008 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2502, 2502/Lot# 1824 $280.00
10/19/2008 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68104, 68104/Lot# 64460 $1,150.00
3/31/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6430 $805.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1145 $438.00
7/21/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 129428 $247.50
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 8064 $329.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6994 $317.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333354657559561564266168670577488814831852299448367651181143117653623
333184555581601624648669692728812108616062232360857741113822468386580
00000060162464866969272881210861606223236085774111382246800
00000060863365467769875185012841729261342226712146262682200
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2994
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 2994
Owner: K
 
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