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Lot 2801

1914-D $2.50 Indian. PCGS graded MS-64. In a new secure plus holder. Well struck with lovely golden toning. With twice 1914-P's mintage, the 1914-D is the more affordable one in this grade. The Indian's features are razor-sharp, including the long feathers in the headdress. The obverse portrays Brule Lakota Chief Hollow Horn Bear, who had taken part in Theodore Roosevelt's inaugural parade, March 4, 1905. The Chief died March 15, 1913, age 54. His true identity as Boston sculptor Bela Lyon Pratt's model for the 1908 Quarter Eagles and Half Eagles first came to light in an exhibit in the 1988 ANA Convention (PCGS # 7947) .
Estimated Value $2,900 - 3,100.

Realized $3,450

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