1901 BARBER HALF DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 6489, 6548
Circulation strikes: 4,268,000
Designer: Charles E. Barber
Diameter: ±30.6 millimeters
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
Weight: ±12.5 grams
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse
PCGS Proof-65 Cameo. Ex
– American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,”
Lot 498, illustrated, sold for $2,185.00 From the Luther A. Breck
PCGS Proof 63. Ex - Ira &
Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection,
Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1778, not illustrated, sold for
MS-60+. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles'
"The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot
740, not illustrated, sold for $288.00
Choice About Uncirculated. Ex
- Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1051,
not plated, sold for $241.50
"A very good year for Barber
halves. Two of the three issues are among the top five regular dates in the
series. 1901-P is a slightly better P-mint which comes with the usual P-mint
strike and luster."1
The finest Uncirculated
example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-68's.
The finest Proof Cameo
examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-67's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo
examples graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
1. "The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David
& John Feigenbaum