The Mint resumed production of the Quarter Eagle beginning in 1925 at the Denver Mint and then exclusively at the Philadelphia Mint from 1926 to 1929. The coin was officially retired after the economic collapse of 1929 that led to the Great Depression.The revolutionary incuse design, with a level surface and all high-relief design elements recessed below, gives the Indian Head Quarter Eagles and Half Eagles the unique distinction as the only incuse design in United States circulated currency history. The obverse of the coin depicts the profile of a Native American man in a ceremonial feathered headdress. The inscriptions "LIBERTY, " "1926" and 13 stars, honoring the first 13 American colonies, surround the profile with a tiny inscription of "BLP" above the mint year to give credit to the sculptor. The reverse of the coin depicts the proud American bald eagle on a stack of arrows with an olive branch grasped in its left talon.
The inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, " E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "IN GOD WE TRUST, " along with the Quarter Eagle denomination "2 1/2 DOLLARS, complete the reverse design. Fine Mint State 61 Grading. Your coin, minted in 1926 at the Philadelphia Mint, has been graded Mint State 61 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. The melting of all unreleased Indian Head Gold Quarter Eagles and those recalled from banks and private holders, after President Franklin D. Roosevelt halted the issuance of gold coins in 1933, makes this a highly collectible piece.Don't Miss Your Chance to Own This 1926 Indian Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coin! We cannot make any price adjustments after the sale is complete. Product Photo Policy: MCM attempts to display product images shown on the site as accurately as possible. We take all of our photos in house and due to reflections on the mirrored or proof surfaces of a coin there may appear to be'black' when there is not.
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