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1911 BARBER DIME

PCGS Nos: 4857, 4895

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 18,870,000
Proofs: 543

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
      Recent appearances at auction
      Variety information
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Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-66 Cameo.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 374, illustrated, sold for $1,725.00  From the Luther A. Breck Collection

Notes:
"As we near the end of the Barber dime series we see the mintages increase (especially in the branch mints) as well as the total number of mint state pieces. In 1911, for example, all three dates are only R1 for the first time. The Denver mint has its highest dime production so far and the 1911-S is the third highest of the San Francisco dates.

All three coins come nice, with the P&S mints being struck the best."1

The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-68's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 5 PRCA-66's.

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