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: $309.78 (10/18/2017)
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: 6/9/2017

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1916 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 400 410 420 430 475 550 600 715 1100 1375 1900 3150 5350 11800 44500 95000 - - - -
$ - - - - 1175 - - 4150 7800 17550 55000 130000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2058
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/13/1999 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 ANA Signature Sale #208, 208/Lot# 8050 $5,750.00
9/17/2003 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1780, 1780/Lot# 1391 $962.50
6/13/2005 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #42, 46/Lot# 1313 $276.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3349 $4,830.00
2/3/2013 NGC MS 60   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 99008 $924.00
6/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2360 $936.00
3/20/2014 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30355 $6,462.50
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
7/9/2015 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(3), 1222/Lot# 4526 $1,292.50
11/5/2015 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 21091 $2,115.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1916 $5 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base920102110391057107511851189119312861345142914832124302343785167793010230104013376258553101379
9531027104510631111118611901224130513731447169624233474464160888696102871818842025728280
0000001190122413051373144716962423347446416088869610287181884202500
0000001191125513251401146519102723392649047009946310344259755028900
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 2124
Owner: GW
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1429
Owner: 79Protons
 
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