USA 1908-1929 (Date of Our Choice) Indian Type $2 1/2 Gold
This unusual $2 ½ gold denomination is called a Quarter Eagle. This Indian Type is unusual, in that the entire design is below the surfaces of the coin! Designed by Bela Pratt, the precious metal content of this example is 4.18 gm. of 900 fine gold. Note that a generic picture is shown.