the 1898-S coinage, much of the 1899-S coinage was sent to the
Philippines. But this date is about twice as available as the 1898-S.
Finding a nice well struck example of
the 1899-S should not be difficult."
graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.
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