Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 240,000
Obverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Reverse Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2420oz
Melt Value: $360.94 (10/18/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1916 S $5 MS obverse 1916 S $5 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1916 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 385 390 470 520 565 585 650 1000 1350 1710 2800 4475 10250 47000 91000 - - - -
$ - - - - 1175 - - 4150 7800 17550 55000 130000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2120
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
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: 10/8/2019 1916 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----33273087288694594293527561102----2120
----------------1-----1
----------2-1536------17
-----------------------
Total----33273087288696594303577867112----2138
 ----0 %0 %1 %1 %4 %13 %33 %3 %20 %17 %4 %3 %1 %0 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2178 $1,092.50
12/17/2007 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 204, 210/Lot# 1134 $414.00
6/1/2008 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68062, 68062/Lot# 62634 $517.50
9/14/2008 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1515 $1,150.00
8/2/2009 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2726, 2726/Lot# 2613 $575.00
1/3/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale, 70/Lot# 1505 $690.00
2/3/2013 NGC MS 60   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 99008 $924.00
1/7/2015 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11478 $705.00
  PCGS MS 62   Bonhams $1,170.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1916 $5 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107511851189119312861345142914832124302343785167793010230104013376258553101379
9531027104510631111118611901224130513731447169624233474464160888696102871818842025728280
0000001190122413051373144716962423347446416088869610287181884202500
0000001191125513251401146519102723392649047009946310344259755028900
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1429
Owner: 79Protons
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1429
Owner: Robaire
 
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