Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 915,901
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2420oz
Melt Value: $362.00 (8/23/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1913 $5 MS obverse 1913 $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

While usually well-struck with a mintage of over 900,000 coins, the 1913 Indian half eagle is still quite rare in gem and above.

Note: This coin is commonly targeted by counterfeiters. Learn more here.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1913 $5 MS
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Base $ 380 385 390 400 450 475 490 510 515 570 630 725 1240 2500 9500 80000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 750 1500 2900 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 12031
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: 8/20/2019 1913 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----162828593511842382340943541102423415----12031
---------------1------1
----------1-226169------54
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Total----162828593511843382341143801118433415----12086
 ----0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %3 %15 %3 %28 %36 %9 %4 %0 %0 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
7/19/2010 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 2891, 2891/Lot# 2009 $345.00
5/27/2012 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 2019 $437.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1077 $561.00
6/23/2013 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 757, 766/Lot# 335 $1,302.00
9/1/2013 NGC AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/01/2013, 90/Lot# 134074 $385.00
9/19/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3500, 6054/Lot# 22560 $587.50
2/6/2015 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 2547 $1,527.50
9/9/2016 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(5), 1244/Lot# 15489 $705.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1913 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9201021103910571075108410921101115311891238127115891911259734987351972210514251584348475067
953102710451063107810861095111811651205124913771696213928974782814199861539531266540110
000000109511181165120512491377169621392897478281419986153953126600
0000001098113511771221126014831803236831976066893110250202763737500
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3498
Owner: JAA3
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 3498
Owner: UPS guy 20
 
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