1915 BARBER DIME
PCGS Nos: 4868, 4899
Circulation strikes: 5,620,000
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
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PCGS Proof-65. Ex
– American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,”
Lot 378, illustrated, sold for $1,495.00 From the Luther A. Breck
is an interesting year. The Philadelphia issue is low mintage for a late
date P-mint and less than a million of the 1915-S were produced. Only six
1915-P are currently certified better than MS 65, insuring a shortage for
those putting together an ultra-gem set."
"1915-P comes with smooth
surfaces, but usually lacks a sharp strike."1
The finest Uncirculated
examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-66's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 8 PR-67's.
The finest Proof Cameo
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-65's.
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