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1907-O BARBER
QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5647

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,560,000
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

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5851, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6163,  plated, unsold

MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 260, unsold

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8177, not illustrated, sold for $690.00

Choice About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 794, plated, sold for $126.50

Notes:
1907-O is the poorest struck coin in the series. Some coins have "mumps," some with small depressions in the cheek (see 1904-O), others are simply distorted. The poorest strikes in the series belong to the 1904-O, 1906-O, 1907-O and 1909-O. Of these, the 1906-O and 1909-O come more softly struck as a rule, but not with the striking abnormalities of the 1907-O."
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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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