1894 BARBER DIME
PCGS Nos: 4803, 4878
Circulation strikes: 1,330,000
Designer: Charles E. Barber
Diameter: 17.9 millimeters
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
Weight: ±2.5 grams
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) just below the wreath on the reverse
Images courtesy of Superior
The finest Uncirculated example graded
by PCGS is a single MS-67.
"1894-P is one of the few Philadelphia issues that are
"better" dates. Its mintage, at little more than a million, is
quite low and it was not saved anywhere like the first two issues. As a
rule, it comes well struck with nice luster and often high-end examples
can be found."
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 18 PR-67's.
The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-67.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-64.
Sources and/or recommended
"The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David &
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service