Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Head $5 (1908-1929)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 240,000
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: $286.53 (2/10/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1916 S $5 MS obverse 1916 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1916 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 435 445 455 525 585 630 650 715 1100 2375 4200 7650 12000 42500 93750 - - - -
$ - - - - 1175 - 5000 8850 17500 52500 130000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2019
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
9/26/2002 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Signature Sale #300, 300/Lot# 8302 $3,910.00
3/5/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 129, 134/Lot# 1888 $494.50
9/14/2008 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1515 $1,150.00
3/19/2012 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3244, 3244/Lot# 1876 $600.00
6/5/2013 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1186/Lot# 5773 $3,427.48
7/27/2013 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5245 $1,997.50
9/22/2013 PCGS VF 30   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/22/2013, 93/Lot# 116796 $386.11
  PCGS MS 62   Bonhams $1,170.00


NGC Registry

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