Previous Date | Next Date | Barber Dimes by Date | Dimes by Type


1901 BARBER DIME

PCGS Nos: 4824, 4885

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 18,859,665
Proofs: 813

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: ±2.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) just below the wreath on the reverse

More complete information is available on the CoinFacts CD-Rom, including:
     Significant examples
      Recent appearances at auction
      Variety information
To purchase the CoinFacts CD-Rom, click here.  To see a sample page of extra information, click here.

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-65 Cameo.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 365, illustrated, sold for $1,035.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 366, "Breen-3526", illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

Notes:
"In this year, though the 1901-P is underrated especially in MS 63, it is the other two dates that are scarce."1

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 6 PR-67's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 4 PRCA-66's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
1. "The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David & John Feigenbaum
 
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service