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1903-S BARBER
QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5636

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,036,000
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:
Brilliant Uncirculated. 
Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 790, not plated, sold for $425.50

Notes:
"The low mintage of 1903-S accounts for its R3 [Scarce] rating. This issue is one of the best struck of all the Type III quarters and often comes with great luster."
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The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-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

 
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