Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 627,060
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2420oz
Melt Value: $428.82 (7/9/2020)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1909 $5 MS obverse 1909 $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1909 Indian half eagle had a large mintage of over 600,000 coins. While readily available in MS64 and below, this date is much harder to find in gem or above.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/15/2020

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1909 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 445 445 445 465 475 500 500 500 515 650 715 825 1650 2750 9250 30000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 875 1750 3300 11500 45500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7040
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 7/7/2020 1909 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----6735185023595420519072317860386555----7040
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------------111612-1----31
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Total----6735185023595420519082328866398556----7071
 ----0%0%0%0%1%3%13%3%27%33%12%6%1%0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1909 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107510841092110111531189123812711589195325433567676483778686254134393875873
953102710451063107810861095111811651205124913771710214928844632730184801426131588545830
000000109511181165120512491377171021492884463273018480142613158800
000000109811351177122112601483183123463225569878398583198373776300
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1953
Owner: jettatart
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1953
Owner: Marquis d'Argent
 
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