Very Fine. Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October
17-19, 2000, Lot 799, not plated, sold for $287.50
"Last year for the New Orleans Mint.
is truly a scarce coin. In AU grades it rivals the 1901-S for rarity! In low
mint state grades (MS 60-63) demand greatly exceeds supply. It doesn't help
that this is one of the poorest struck issues. Detail will be lacking above
Liberty's forehead and, on the reverse, on the right side of the shield down
to the eagle's claw. The low mintage of this date fuels the demand. It is
also very scarce in all circulated grades."1
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by
PCGS are 3 MS-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
& John Feigenbaum