Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 446,000
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1210oz
Melt Value: $149.56 (2/19/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 6/16/2016

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1926 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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$ - - - - 365 - - 525 690 1000 2500 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 18809
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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2/19/2017 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2017 February 16 - 19 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1252/Lot# 8086


Auction Prices Realized

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4/2/1993 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions '93 National Gold Convention Bullet #102, 102/Lot# 546 $770.00
5/31/2004 NGC MS 64   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2469 $1,610.00
10/31/2005 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2112, 2112/Lot# 4637 $2,184.00
12/11/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 117, 122/Lot# 1540 $253.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1143 $936.00
5/18/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 91489 $731.50
7/20/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131430/Lot# 28246 $246.75
11/5/2015 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 21059 $1,292.50
8/28/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131636/Lot# 21522 $517.00
10/3/2016 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(1), 1240/Lot# 3286 $4,700.00


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: JTO1
 
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