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SERIES: Indian Head $2 1/2 1908-1929
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1926 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66
PCGS #:
7950
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Designer:
Bela Lyon Pratt
Weight:
4.18 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
446,000
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$13,800 • PCGS MS66 • 7-1-2008 • Heritage Auctions
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2
245
1
2
3
210
3
4
215
4
6
220
6
8
225
8
10
230
10
12
240
1
12
15
245
15
20
250
20
25
250
2
25
30
265
2
30
35
265
2
35
40
275
8
40
45+
280
45+
50+
290
50+
53+
295
2
53+
55+
330
55+
58+
350
2
58+
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 65,000 R-2.3 13 / 15 TIE 13 / 15 TIE
60 or Better 45,666 R-2.5 13 / 15 TIE 13 / 15 TIE
65 or Better 1,616 R-4.7 14 / 15 14 / 15
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1 MS66 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2008:3110, $12,650 - Heritage 9/2011:4257, $11,213 - Simon’s Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2008:3110, $12,650 - Heritage 9/2011:4257, $11,213 - Simon’s Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): The 1926 is one of the most common issues of the series and is only marginally more rare than the 1925-D. In MS-64 or less, the 1926 is not at all difficult to find. Of course, true gems are very scarce but they can be located with a little effort. Above MS-65, there is relatively little available although I have seen a few outstanding quality pieces, including several nearly perfect ones.

Most examples of this date are very frosty and lustrous with a sharp strike. Color varies, with some specimens having a pale rose gold color and others having a rich greenish gold color. The "eye appeal" of the top grade specimens of this issue is among the best, if not the absolute best, in the series.