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1913 Indian Head $2.5 Gold Quarter Eagles NGC MS61

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Why purchase this 1913 $2.5 Gold Indian Head Quarter Eagle?

In 1908 President Theodore Roosevelt approved an innovative coin design which incorporated two firsts into American coinage. Incuse engraving of imagery and legends, along with the lack of a raised edge, make the Indian Head Quarter Eagle design one of the most distinctive to be produced by the U.S. Mint. The coin was minted from 1908 until 1929, with a break in production caused by the First World War. Minted in Philadelphia, the 1913 issue has a reported mintage of 722,000 coins, struck from 0.1210 Troy oz. of .900 gold, measuring 18 mm in diameter.

Dramatic Designs by Boston Artist Bela Lyon Pratt

The obverse depicts a proud Native American in full headdress surrounded by thirteen engraved stars, with "LIBERTY" inscribed above and "1913" below.

The reverse depicts a magnificent eagle perched upon traditional symbols of war and peace: a bundle of arrows wrapped with an olive branch. Engraved above is "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," with "2 1/2 DOLLARS" below. The motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "IN GOD WE TRUST" are inscribed at the eagle's sides.

Beautiful Mint State 61

This 1913 Indian Head $2.5 Gold Eagle has been graded Mint State 61 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Sealed in a protective NGC holder, the more than one-hundred-year-old coin will show no evidence of circulation wear, but will exhibit an average strike with large marks and/or multiple abrasions.

Add this extraordinary piece of early 20th century American coinage to your collection today!

Year of Issue:1913
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Finish:Mint State
Weight in Grams:4.18 g
Weight in Ounces:0.1344 oz
Diameter:18 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Obverse Design:Indian Head Surrounded by Stars
Reverse Design:Eagle facing left
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Bela Lyon Pratt
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Bela Lyon Pratt