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1895-S BARBER
QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5612

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,764,681
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 6.25 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Recent appearances: 

Notes:
"This year both the 1895-O&S are fairly scarce despite having substantial mintages.

1895-S will occasionally be Prooflike and come sharply struck."1

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

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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