1906 BARBER QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5642, 5692, 85692
Circulation strikes: 3,655,760
Designer: Charles E. Barber
Diameter: ±24.3 millimeters
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
Weight: ±6.25 grams
Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia)
just below the eagle's tail on the reverse
Images courtesy of David
Lawrence Rare Coins
PCGS Proof-66. Ex
– American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,”
Lot 428, illustrated, sold for $2,702.50 From the Luther A. Breck
NGC Proof-65. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7,
2000, Lot 5870, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00
PCGS Proof-64. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles'
"The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot
601, illustrated, sold for $633.00
Proof-63. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins &
Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February
16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1661, not illustrated, sold for $414.00
ANACS Proof-61. Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October
2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6178, not plated, sold for
"The Denver Mint began
production this year, while San Francisco did not make any quarters. Quarter
production is fairly evenly divided among the three mints.
Though only 3.6 million quarters were made in Philadelphia,
quite a few have survived in mint state compared with those of the
proceeding years. Some very nice coins may have been made by the new Denver
Mint, but for the most part the strikes and details are disappointing.
Though there are 35 graded in MS 65, only ten have been graded higher [as
The finest Uncirculated examples
graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-68's.
The finest Proof Cameo
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-66's.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
1. "The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David &