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Obverse of 1909-S Barber Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1909-S Barber Quarter Dollar


1909-S BARBER
QUARTER DOLLAR

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 1,348,000
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

Images courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1690 @$834.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8180, not illustrated, sold for $862.50

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

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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