Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 247,000
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: $324.98 (7/28/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1914 $5 MS obverse 1914 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1914 Indian Head half eagle is an available date in lower Mint State categories, but it becomes quite elusive at the Gem level, and virtually unobtainable in higher numeric grades.

The 1914 half eagle boasts a small mintage of 247,000 pieces, and the date is rarer than the other Philadelphia Mint issues from 1909-1913.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/12/2015

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1914 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 435 445 455 465 475 500 510 550 570 610 725 1200 2650 4500 18500 140000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1325 3400 6750 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2797
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
5/31/2001 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263, 263/Lot# 9052 $1,092.50
5/9/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #38, 42/Lot# 967 $460.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2427 $948.75
12/8/2010 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18404/Lot# 2346 $3,510.00
8/10/2011 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3117, 3117/Lot# 1892 $488.75
3/23/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 180374 $1,029.60
3/28/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6253 $4,993.75
2/4/2016 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2016 February 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1232/Lot# 7756 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1914 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92010211039105710751084109211011153118912381271158919112705378675421083511692259354483077398
9531027104510631078108610951118116512051249137716962175306550388639111201643932233556860
0000001095111811651205124913771696217530655038863911120164393223300
0000001098113511771221126014831803244034256290973711406211873853100
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 1589
Owner: American Freedom
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1589
Owner: Vespasian49
 
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