Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 915,000
Catalog: KM-129
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2420oz
Melt Value: $323.09 (9/27/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1911 $5 MS obverse 1911 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

When compared to its rare Denver counterpart, the 1911 $5 Indian struck at the Philadelphia mint is downright common with a mintage of 915,000 coins. However, this issue too is quite rare in gem, and is virtually impossible to find any finer.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/12/2015

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1911 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 435 445 455 465 475 500 510 550 570 585 630 815 1600 3400 13000 59000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 900 1775 4950 28000 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 10841
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
8/28/2000 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1351, 1351/Lot# 1653 $764.88
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 420 $368.00
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 8879 $805.00
9/20/2010 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1279 $1,521.00
8/10/2011 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3117, 3117/Lot# 1884 $488.75
6/30/2013 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 758, 767/Lot# 429 $550.00
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 160278 $401.50
7/18/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers IAuction 3491, 6042/Lot# 21399 $493.50
11/6/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(6), 1211/Lot# 8899 $544.03


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1911 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9201021103910571075108410921101115311891238127115891911254335216764934910119259114482377437
953102710451063107810861095111811651205124913771696212128694602762596051538332215556940
000000109511181165120512491377169621212869460276259605153833221500
000000109811351177122112601483180323323195568384879862206473851900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3521
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 2543
Owner: herk 52
 
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