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Obverse of 1899-O Barber Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1899-O Barber Quarter Dollar


1899-O BARBER
QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5623

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,644,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 6.25 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Images courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5846, not illustrated, not sold

Choice About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 783, not plated, sold for $92.00

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

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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