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Obverse of 1901 Barber Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1901 Barber Quarter Dollar


1901 BARBER QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5628, 5687, 85687

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 8,892,000
Proofs: 813

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

Images courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-67 Cameo.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 419, illustrated, sold for $4,600.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

NGC Proof-66 Cameo.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 177, illustrated, sold for $1,610.00

PCGS Proof-65 Cameo.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6176, plated, unsold

NGC Proof-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 596, not illustrated, sold for $1,323.00

NGC Proof-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6175, plated, sold for $1,035.00

PCI Proof 64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1654, not illustrated, sold for $391.00

Proof-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1632, sold for $391.00

Proof 60 plus.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1655, not illustrated, sold for $333.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 259, sold for $1,006.25

MS-60+.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 597, not illustrated, sold for $132.00

Notes:

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 9 PR-67's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 3 PRCA-67'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