Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 6,540,800
Catalog: KM-114
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $2.89 (10/7/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1916 D 25C MS obverse 1916 D 25C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

An understandably common coin in most grades, the 1916-D was widely saved as a final-year issue. The mintage figure of 6,540,000 pieces is also generous for the Barber quarter series, although this mintage was achieved at the expense of the similarly dated Mercury dime.

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Last Updated: 9/11/2015

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1916 D 25C MS
Base $ 9.50 12.00 24.00 37.00 70.00 115 135 160 195 260 290 445 630 1175 1875 6250 - - -
$ 80.00 - 150 175 205 - 325 500 720 1325 2350 8100 -

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Total Graded: 1488
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68

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1/2/2006 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2140, 2140/Lot# 1204 $952.00
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2/1/2009 NGC MS 67   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 905 $4,025.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 764 $546.25
5/19/2013 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/19/2013, 75/Lot# 79401 $338.80
6/9/2013 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 755, 764/Lot# 381 $900.00
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