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1908 BARBER DIME

PCGS Nos: 4846, 4892

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 10,600,000
Proofs: 545

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

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     Significant examples
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      Variety information
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Notes:
"[Most coins of this date] have nice luster, but the 1908-S tends to be "brighter.""1

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 14 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-68's.

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