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Obverse of 1910-S Barber Half Dollar     Reverse of 1910-S Barber Half Dollar


1910-S BARBER HALF DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6520

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,948,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: ħ30.6 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: ħ12.5 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) just below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Images courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins

Recent appearances:
About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1072, not plated, sold for $316.25

Notes:
"We have always compared the 1910-S with the 1905-S and in fact they have almost identical total mint state populations. However, the 1910-S is far more available in MS 66 than the 1905-S."1

The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, January 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

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