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Why add this 1929 $2.5 Gold Indian Quarter Eagle to your collection?
1929 marked the final year for production of the innovative Gold Indian Quarter Eagle. Although the Quarter Eagle had varying designs throughout the duration of the 19th century, it is the 1908-1929 version that appeals to collectors most. President Theodore Roosevelt selected this innovative design to celebrate Native American culture, previous designs featured the image of Lady Liberty. Incuse engraving of images and legends, along with the lack of a raised edge, make this coin design one of the most distinctive to be produced by the U.S. Mint. The 1929 Quarter Eagle has a reported mintage of 532,000 coins, contains 0.1210 Troy oz. of .9000 gold, measures 18mm in diameter, reeded edges, and weighs 4.18 grams.
A stately eagle left facing, gripping symbolic tokens of conflict and friendship grace the reverse of this magnificent coin. Engravings are: “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, “2 ½ DOLLARS”, “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and “IN GOD WE TRUST”. The obverse features a Native American Chief left facing, full headdress, bordered by thirteen engraved stars with “LIBERTY” above, “1929”, and “BLP”. Boston artist Bela Lyon Pratt is credited for Gold Indian Quarter Eagle design in 1908.
NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation) graded this coin Mint State 64, choice uncirculated with moderate distracting marks or deficiencies. They exhibit an appealing luster, good strike, and above average eye appeal.
This 1929 Quarter Eagle is a unique coin in American history. Don’t wait to make it the next item in your collection!
This 1929 Indian Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle NGC MS64 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:||1929|
|Weight in Grams:||3.760 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1209 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|