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Obverse of 1912 Barber Dime     Reverse of 1912 Barber Dime


PCGS Nos: 4860, 4896


Circulation strikes: 19,349,300
Proofs: 700

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 2.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) just below the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

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"As with the 1911 issues, all three coins come decently struck. However, the "D" will not be as sharp as the other two."1

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 4 PR-67's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 4 PRCA-66's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
1. "The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David & John Feigenbaum

"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service