One of the greatest coin programs from the United States Mint was the Gold Eagle collection. Well known among modern numismatists for the Gold Double Eagle design from Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1907 and the Gold Eagle Indian Head design of the same year, the series was in circulation from 1795 to 1933 in four different denominations. Right now, Pre-33 $2.50 Gold Indian Quarter Eagle Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com with NGC or PCGS certification.
- Ships to you sealed inside of a protective plastic slab courtesy of the NGC or PCGS.
- Indian Quarter Eagles struck between 1908 and 1929!
- Consists of .121 Troy ounces of actual gold content.
- Bears a face value of $2.50 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Native American in full feathered headdress on the obverse.
- American bald eagle stands guard on the reverse.
- Designed by Bela Lyon Pratt.
Each Pre-33 $2.50 Gold Indian Quarter Eagle Coin listed here earned a Mint State 61 certification from either the Professional Coin Grading Service or Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Coins in this condition have diminished or noticeably impaired luster, clusters of large and small contact marks, visible hairlines, and scuff marks.
The Gold Eagle series of coins was the very first from the United States Mint. The coins debuted in denominations of $2.50, $5.00, $10.00, and $20.00 (USD). The $10 coin was the benchmark for terminology in the series, named the Gold Eagle. The other coins were the double eagle ($20), half eagle ($5), and these Pre-33 $2.50 Gold Indian Quarter Eagles.
Gold Indian Quarter Eagle coins represent the final design in the quarter eagle collection prior to 1933 and the end of gold coining in the US. The quarter eagle debuted in 1796 with the short-lived Turban Head design, and was followed by the Capped Bust, Classic Head (1834-1839), and Liberty-Coronet Head (1840-1907).
On the reverse of all Gold Indian Quarter Eagle Coins you’ll find the image of an American bald eagle, standing on a collection of arrows with its wings at rest and an olive branch wrapped around the arrows. “United States of America,” “E Pluribus Unum,” “In God We Trust,” and the face value of “2 ½ Dollars” are all engraved on this face.
The obverse of the Pre-33 $2.50 Gold Indian Quarter Eagle coin features the left-profile portrait of a Native American with a full, feathered headdress upon his head. “Liberty” is engraved above, the year of issue below, and a cluster of 13 stars in total split 7 on the right and 6 on the left.
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