Many of America’s historic gold coins were nearly lost during the Great Depression. Most coins of the period were recalled by the federal government and melted into gold bars. Those that survived this period remain in limited supply. The $2.5 Gold Indian Quarter Eagle - VF is among them.
As an iconic remnant of this period in history, the value of these coins goes well beyond their gold content. In addition to the historic significance of each coin is an exquisite design by Bela Lyon Pratt. The image on the front of the coin is that of a Native American chieftain in full headdress. You’ll find an engraving of the word Liberty above, the year of minting below, and 13 stars representing America’s first colonies.
The $2.5 Gold Indian Quarter Eagle is the predecessor to the $2.50 Liberty Gold Quarter Coin. Each coin is in Very Fine (VF) condition. The design features are sunk into the coin in contrast to a raised surface typical of other coins.