Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 446,000
Catalog: KM-128
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1210oz
Melt Value: $150.06 (2/12/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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: 9/29/2015

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1926 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 18519
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
2/9/2006 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2006 February Long Beach Signature Auction #400, 400/Lot# 2775 $1,380.00
3/13/2008 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 229, 235/Lot# 6308 $356.50
10/18/2009 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2759, 2759/Lot# 3158 $276.00
5/30/2010 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins, Medals, and Banknotes, 18301/Lot# 2136 $3,978.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1440 $345.00
10/13/2011 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4807 $1,380.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7394 $3,108.45
5/12/2013 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/12/2013, 74/Lot# 113708 $1,859.00
7/27/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31204 $271.43


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: K
 
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