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Why add this 1926 $2.50 Gold Indian Head Quarter Eagle to your collection?
Bela Lyon Pratt's Indian Head Quarter Eagle and its Half Eagle counterpart are among just a handful of coins that stand out in American numismatic history. That is because these coins have incuse designs, meaning that they were struck into rather than raise from the surface of the coin. Controversial at the time, these designs are cherished by collectors today. Pick up this 1926 Gold Quarter Eagle today to own a piece of this iconic series.
Iconic Incuse Designs by Bela Lyon Pratt
Obverse: Gracing the obverse is Bela Lyon Pratt's Indian Head design. A Native American man faces left while wearing a feathered headdress. Encircling the image along the rim are thirteen stars and two inscriptions, "LIBERTY" and "1926."
Reverse: Pratt's reverse design is an eagle that stands proudly on arrows that are wrapped in an olive branch. "E PLURIBUS UNUM" is inscribed to the left, while "IN GOD WE TRUST" is on the right. The name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "2 1/2 DOLLARS," are inscribed along the rim. Bela Lyon Pratt was a graduate of Yale's School of Fine Arts. He is best known for the "Pratt coins," this Indian Head Quarter Eagle and its Half Eagle counterpart.
Uncirculated MS64 with Green Label
This coin's grade is provided on NGC's prestigious Green Label. The Green Label was developed in collaboration between Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA). Prior to submission to NGC, RARCOA examined the coin and determined that it met of exceeded their criteria by possessing elements such as booming luster, strong-strike, or attractive toning. NGC then graded the piece Mint State 64, which means that it has an average or better strike and lacks any traces of wear.
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Don't miss your chance to own this $2.50 Gold 1926 Indian Head Quarter Eagle.
This 1926 Indian Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle NGC MS64 Green Label is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||1926|
|Weight in Grams:||3.760 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1209 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|