1906 BARBER DIME
PCGS Nos: 4838, 4890
Circulation strikes: 19,957,731
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
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PCGS Proof-65 Cameo. Ex
– American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,”
Lot 370, illustrated, sold for $1,207.50
interesting to know that despite the substantial mintages of the branch
mints, very few nice certified AU pieces are available. Putting together a
set of certified "sliders" is an almost impossible chore."
"The 1906-P&S come well
struck, the 1906-O typically soft."1
Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 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-65.
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