1900 BARBER DIME
PCGS Nos: 4821, 4884
Circulation strikes: 17,600,000
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 David
Lawrence Rare Coins
the new millennium [here], these 1900 issues are in strong demand. In
addition, the middle years of the Barber dime series were generally
ignored. As a result, though there were 17 million P-mint coins made, only
0.01% of these have been certified MS to date. This coin will not be easy
The finest Uncirculated
examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-68.
The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 3 PRCA-66's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.
Sources and/or recommended
1. "The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David &
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service