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: $321.26 (9/30/2016)
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


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
Auction House
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10/5/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1240/Lot# 4163
10/5/2016 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 8253
10/5/2016 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 8250
10/5/2016 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 8249
10/5/2016 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 8248
10/5/2016 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 8247


Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/8/1997 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1004, 1004/Lot# 1890 $253.20
8/14/2008 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 274, 280/Lot# 6277 $529.00
9/20/2010 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18602/Lot# 1279 $1,521.00
12/2/2010 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 8844 $862.50
1/30/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2171 $414.00
1/9/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7285 $1,586.25
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 160278 $401.50
7/17/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 6046 $1,762.50


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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