Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 240,000
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: $158.58 (8/31/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 $2.5 MS obverse 1914 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: As can be seen from the rather sharp drop in mintage, the 1914 is one of the more scarce coins for the series. It is considered the second best date and is difficult to obtain in any level of Mint State. The price of a 1914 Indian Head Quarter Eagle jumps rather sharply from one grade to the next and is a favorite of re–submitters. The population numbers should be viewed with some skepticism, as many of the tags have not been returned to update the population reports. As would be expected, the 1914 is very rare in Gem condition, with just one or two trading hands at auction each year. Only two coins have been certified as MS 66 (11/12).


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/16/2016

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1914 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 260 270 280 300 320 335 340 350 425 540 750 1600 2750 5250 23000 65000 125000 - - -
$ - - - - 450 - 1000 1800 2900 7850 42500 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7831
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/22/1999 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 1213, 1213/Lot# 1748 $337.60
2/3/2010 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2010 February Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1137, 1137/Lot# 1518 $4,600.00
1/10/2011 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 548, 555/Lot# 578 $437.00
5/29/2011 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1416 $690.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5426 $1,840.00
6/3/2013 NGC MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2280 $9,067.00
6/29/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 168103 $600.00
8/5/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8501 $440.63
10/12/2014 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 216831 $475.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1914 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33335465886617297838208709051247192831674123519365458428274604732881504
33318456061268374779583688110191474234134854479564371721477234082587200
0000006837477958368811019147423413485447956437172147723408200
0000007067658078538931133170127543804483660947800211164070500
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4123
Owner: H.I.M.
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 3167
Owner: Irxharts
 
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