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: $156.47 (4/29/2016)
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: 18526
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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5/1/2016 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8784


Auction Prices Realized

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1/25/2004 NGC MS 64   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3174 $2,185.00
5/17/2006 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2205, 2205/Lot# 1976 $560.00
12/4/2008 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 December Houston, TX Signature Coin Auction #1118, 1118/Lot# 1920 $2,760.00
7/31/2009 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128, 1128/Lot# 8916 $546.25
7/7/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1157/Lot# 9680 $276.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1143 $936.00
7/22/2012 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/22/2012, 32/Lot# 64806 $353.22
7/6/2014 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 811, 820/Lot# 730 $1,025.00
8/15/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3495, 6049/Lot# 20156 $925.90


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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