Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 416,000
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: $153.57 (4/28/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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: 9/29/2015

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1928 $2.5 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16393
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
5/1/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8792
5/1/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8789
5/1/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8793


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1354 $431.25
2/5/2006 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1042 $920.00
2/15/2009 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2653, 2653/Lot# 2232 $414.00
12/2/2010 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 8783 $546.25
8/11/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(4), 1158/Lot# 5464 $1,610.00
11/6/2011 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/06/2011, 143/Lot# 18775 $407.55
5/30/2012 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10491 $488.75
2/22/2013 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 4163 $1,909.38
  NGC MS 64   Bonhams $585.00


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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