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PCGS No: 6472


Circulation strikes: 1,766,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 30.6 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 12.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

"Though the mintages are lower, the three 1895 issues are similar to those of 1894. Like 1894, it is the O-mint here that has the lowest mint state population and also, it is the S-mint that is the scarcest in Gem condition.  The 1895-O has a typical O-mint strike with softness on Liberty's head (obverse) and along a vertical passing though the right of the shield and the eagle's claw (reverse)."

The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

Recent appearances:
ANACS Net EF-45, AU Details, Cleaned, Retoned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8414, not illustrated, sold for $172.50

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

"The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David & John Feigenbaum