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1907-D BARBER
QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5646

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,484,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 6.25 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Recent appearances:

Notes:
"As we enter the last eight years of the series, we see that strikes will be fairly poor for the P, D&O (as long as New Orleans continues to operate) Mints and decent for the S-mint issues.

1907-D is fairly tough for a coin with almost 2.5 million mintage (was R4 [Very Scarce] in the last edition). Above MS 65 it has proven to be extremely scarce - only two coins certified [as of 1999] and they are both MS 66. Its scarcity is due in large part to the legend that a large shipment of the 1907-D quarters (and dimes) met disaster when a delivery wagon toppled in the Black Canyon near Gunnison Colorado."1

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66'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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