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Obverse of 1916 Barber Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1916 Barber Quarter Dollar


1916 QUARTER DOLLAR - BARBER
(compare with 1916 Quarter Dollar - Standing Liberty)

PCGS No: 5673

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,788,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 6.25 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Images courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins

Recent appearances:
"MS-63".  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 2493, sold for $8,050.00

PCGS MS-62, Premium Quality.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 608, illustrated, sold for $7,187.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 806, not plated, sold for $115.00

Notes:
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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