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1907-D BARBER DIME

PCGS No: 4843

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,080,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 17.9 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 2.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver) just below the wreath on the reverse

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Notes:
"There were over 34 million dimes produced this year, the vast majority came from the Philadelphia Mint."

"1907-D has a scarcity that defies easy explanation. Rumor has it that a large shipment of these dimes (and quarters) met disaster when a delivery wagon toppled in the Black Canyon near Gunnison Colorado. This date not only is an R5 in mint state, but also is fairly tough in all circulated grades."1

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

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