What is the weight of a Barber Quarter?
The Barber Quarter was struck on planchets containing the regular silver composition at the time, consisting of 90% silver and 10% copper. The pieces have a diameter of 24.3 mm and weight of 6.25 grams.
What is the silver value of a Barber Quarter?
Barber quarter values start at $6.15. With silver in the range of $25.47, dealers pay a minimum of $6.15 to $7.08 each for these old quarters. A strong price representing the large silver content.
What is the rarest Barber Quarter?
While it does not have the lowest mintage of the series the 1901-S Barber Quarter is the rarest issue of the Barber design in any grade. Some have actually called it the rarest American silver coin of the 20th century, and there are very few American coins that come close to the rarity of this one.
Where is the mintmark on a barber quarter?
The placement of the mintmark on Barber quarters is a topic of interest. In 1892, the branch mints tried to align the mintmark with the eagle’s central tail feather. This placed the mintmark directly over the final “R” in QUARTER.
What is the rarest Barber half dollar?
As mentioned above the 1904-S Barber Half Dollar is the rarest coin of the series to be found in uncirculated condition. 553,038 pieces were struck for circulation and it seems likely that virtually all were released into circulation shortly after their mintage.
What are wheat pennies worth today?
Most wheat cents (wheat pennies were minted between 1909 and 1956) are worth about 4 to 5 cents. Those in better condition can have double-digit value. Special examples (especially those in near perfect condition) can be worth much more. Indian Head pennies from 1859 to 1879 are generally worth more than $10.