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1905-S BARBER DIME

PCGS No: 4837

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,855,199
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 2.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) just below the wreath on the reverse

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Notes:
"Though there are 28 [1905-S Dimes] graded MS 65, only nine have been graded higher, making this date clearly underrated in gem condition."1

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.

Sources and 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