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Obverse of 1904 Barber Dime     Reverse of 1904 Barber Dime


1904 BARBER DIME

PCGS Nos: 4833, 4888

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 14,600,357
Proofs: 670

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

Images courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins

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     Significant examples
      Recent appearances at auction
      Variety information
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Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-66.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 368, illustrated, sold for $1,207.50

Notes:
"This is the last of the "middle years." The 1904-P is the 4th scarcest of the Barber dime P-mints, and of course it's underrated. Only the 1895, 1896 and 1903 are better."

"Both dates this year come reasonably well struck."1

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-68.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.

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