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Obverse of 1903-O Barber Quarter Dollar    Reverse of 1903-O Barber Quarter Dollar


PCGS No: 5635


Circulation strikes: 3,500,000
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 Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 422, illustrated, sold for $9,200.00

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1234 at $862.50

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 332 at $322.00

"Though 1903-O has slipped in the mint state rankings since our last book in '94 (was ranked 9th, now 12th), this date is still scarce in gem condition. Its strike is fairly nice far an O-mint, and luster should be good."

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