"1903-S has not changed much in mint state rankings, but
is now rated R4 [Very Scarce]. This coin comes well struck with nice luster
and sometimes with die striations (see 1896-S). The high number of MS 65
coins keep this issue affordable in Gem condition."
About Uncirculated. Ex -
Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1060,
not plated, sold for $258.75
The finest example graded by
PCGS is a single MS-68.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service
"The Complete Guide To Certified Barber Coinage" by David
& John Feigenbaum