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1892 BARBER QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5601, 5678, 85678, 95678

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 
8,236,000
Proofs: 
1,245

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 6.25 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

   

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-66.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7415, illustrated, not sold

PCGS Proof-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 346, "Type 2", illustrated, sold for $2,185.00

Proof-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 588, not illustrated, sold for $368.00

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 586, illustrated, sold for $1,438.00

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 345, "Type 1", illustrated, sold for $1,725.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5844, not illustrated, sold for $862.50

PCGS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6153, not plated, sold for $862.50

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8167, not illustrated, sold for $977.50

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 587, illustrated, sold for $920.00

MS-65. 
Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 347, "Type 2", illustrated, sold for $833.75

Brilliant Proof, nearly Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 769, not plated, sold for $299.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 770, not plated, sold for $109.25

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 771, not plated, sold for $63.25

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 589, not illustrated, sold for $109.00

 

Notes:
Being the first year of issue, all three dates come well struck with nice luster. 

1892-P and 1916-D are the only two Barber quarters with total mint state pops over 1,000. No other dates come close."1

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 5 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-67's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS  is a single PRDC-68. 

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

1. "The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David & John Feigenbaum

 
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