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1927 Indian Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle PCGS MS63

1927 Indian Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle PCGS MS63
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Why order this $2.50 Gold 1927 Indian Head Quarter Eagle?

Bela Lyon Pratt's Indian Head Quarter Eagle and Half Eagle are unique among coins in American history in that the designs and lettering are incuse rather than raised from the surface of the coin. While this created some consternation among collectors, who had trouble stacking the coins, and consumers, who found that dust and debris gathered in them, it also makes the coins essential to any collection of historic pieces. This 1927 piece is an excellent choice for a type coin.

  • This coin was $2.50 legal tender in the United States.
  • This coin was struck from 4.18 g of .900 fine gold.
  • The coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • This coin is part of a mintage of 388,000 pieces.
  • This coin features Bela Lyon Pratt's unique incuse designs.
  • Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded this coin Mint State 63.

Striking Native American Design by Bela Lyon Pratt

Bela Lyon Pratt designed both faces of this coin. Obverse: On the obverse is a left-facing Native American man. He wears a feathered headdress that spreads out behind him. His image is encircled by thirteen stars, which represent the original states, and two inscriptions, "LIBERTY" and "1927."

Reverse: On the reverse, an eagle stands proudly perched upon arrows, which are wrapped in an olive branch. The bird is flanked by two statutory inscriptions, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "IN GOD WE TRUST." Rim inscriptions note the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "2 1/2 DOLLARS."

Beautifully Maintained MS63

This coin received a grade of Mint State 63 from the experts at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). That grade means that it has about an average strike and lacks any traces of wear.

Add this 1927 $2.50 Gold Indian Head Quarter Eagle to your collection today.



This 1927 Indian Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle PCGS MS63 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:1927
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:PCGS
Grade:MS63
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9
Weight in Grams:3.760 g
Weight in Ounces:0.1209 oz
Diameter:18 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:2.50
Mintage:388,000
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