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1903 BARBER QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5634, 5689, 85689

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 9,669,309
Proofs: 755

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 – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 421, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

PCGS Proof-67.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 179, illustrated, not sold

PCGS Proof 66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1657, illustrated, sold for $1,897.00

NGC Proof 66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1658, illustrated, sold for $1,725.00

PCGS Proof-66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 599, illustrated, sold for $1,323.00

ANACS Proof-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5869, not illustrated, sold for $431.25

Proof-66.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1233, sold for $2,185.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 789, not plated, sold for $414.00

Notes:

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-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