Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 588,000
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2420oz
Melt Value: $306.44 (5/30/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1915 $5 MS obverse 1915 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1915 was the second-to-last Indian Head half eagle struck at the Philadelphia Mint. It is also considered to be the last of the "common-date" Indian half eagles. However, it circulated extensively, making high grade uncirculated pieces very difficult to locate. In fact, NGC has only graded 39 in gem, with none higher! (8/2016)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/12/2015

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1915 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 435 445 455 465 475 500 510 550 590 625 700 900 1750 3650 14250 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 925 2500 4600 21000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 6399
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/17/2003 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1820, 1820/Lot# 1969 $231.00
5/30/2005 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 972 $4,830.00
11/27/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 115: The Eagle One Sale, 120/Lot# 4445 $632.50
12/8/2010 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 18404/Lot# 2347 $3,042.00
4/22/2013 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3427, 3427/Lot# 2718 $616.88
5/19/2013 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/19/2013, 75/Lot# 106604 $547.80
10/8/2014 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1210/Lot# 4341 $1,292.50
7/21/2015 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 32702 $411.25
9/4/2016 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131637/Lot# 23733 $517.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1915 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9201021103910571075108410921101115311891238127115781911263136056984934910119251774355575247
953102710451063107810861095111811651205124913731689215129554731777296051513831303541190
000000109511181165120512491373168921512955473177729605151383130300
000000109811351177122112601475180023913280585785609862201573742900
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1238
Owner: 79Protons
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1238
Owner: Mozin
 
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