½ Dollar "Barber Half Dollar"

Features

Country United States
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1892-1915
Value 1/2 Dollar = 50 Cents (0.50 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 12.5 g
Diameter 30.6 mm
Thickness 2.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 116
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Bust of Liberty to right, date below.

Lettering:
****** IN GOD WE TRUST *******
B
1904

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber

Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. Although Barber's coins were met with mixed reviews, he had a long and fruitful career in coinage, designing most of the coins used at the mint during his time as Chief Engraver.

Reverse

Eagle with wings spread, value below.

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
S
HALF DOLLAR

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber

Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. Although Barber's coins were met with mixed reviews, he had a long and fruitful career in coinage, designing most of the coins used at the mint during his time as Chief Engraver.

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1892  935,245 3%
1892  1,245 0.2% Proof
1892 O 390,000 0.8%
1892 o 0.18% micro "o"
1892 S 1,029,028 1.0%
1893  1,826,792 3%
1893  792 0.2% Proof
1893 O 1,389,000 1.6%
1893 S 740,000 0.9%
1894  1,148,972 2%
1894  972 0.2% Proof
1894 O 2,138,000 22.54 3%
1894 S 4,048,690 23.50 4%
1895  1,835,218 22.18 4%
1895  880 0.18% Proof
1895 O 1,766,000 16.25 2%
1895 S 1,108,086 1.4%
1896  950,762 2.0%
1896  762 0.12% Proof
1896 O 924,000 1.3%
1896 S 1,140,948 0.7%
1897  2,480,731 17.74 5%
1897  731 0.2% Proof
1897 O 632,000 0.7%
1897 S 933,900 0.9%
1898  2,956,735 14.93 19.14 6%
1898  735 0.18% Proof
1898 O 874,000 20.68 1.8%
1898 S 2,358,550 19.25 2%
1899  5,538,846 15.23 15.39 34.19 10%
1899  846 0.18% Proof
1899 O 1,724,000 13.33 38.82 4%
1899 S 1,686,411 2%
1900  4,762,912 10.71 17.76 10%
1900  912 0.18% Proof
1900 O 2,744,000 18.16 5%
1900 S 2,560,322 15.04 4%
1901  4,268,813 13.00 15.39 8%
1901  813 0.12% Proof
1901 O 1,124,000 13.75 3%
1901 S 847,044 1.9%
1902  4,922,777 13.00 19.58 9%
1902  777 0.4% Proof
1902 O 2,526,000 14.09 18.42 4%
1902 S 1,460,670 15.87 3%
1903  2,278,755 8.28 4%
1903  755 0.2% Proof
1903 O 2,100,000 4%
1903 S 1,920,772 16.85 4%
1904  2,992,670 12.92 11.22 8%
1904  670 0.3% Proof
1904 O 1,117,600 2%
1904 S 553,038 1.8%
1905  662,727 19.40 10.82 3%
1905  727 0.12% Proof
1905 O 505,000 29.97 2%
1905 S 2,494,000 12.97 4%
1906  2,638,675 10.92 21.07 47.82 9%
1906  675 0.2% Proof
1906 D 4,028,000 12.93 14.33 30.53 10%
1906 O 2,446,000 12.02 7%
1906 S 1,740,154 9.91 15.39 3%
1907  2,598,575 10.43 17.64 25.70 9%
1907  575 0.4% Proof
1907 D 3,856,000 8.64 21.07 10%
1907 O 3,946,000 9.75 26.92 16.83 8%
1907 S 1,250,000 14.09 4%
1908  1,354,545 13.93 7%
1908  545 0.3% Proof
1908 D 3,280,000 10.71 19.34 47.82 11%
1908 O 5,360,000 8.86 16.07 18.44 17.64 11%
1908 S 1,644,828 14.93 4%
1909  2,368,650 12.89 15.69 18.03 9%
1909  650 0.18% Proof
1909 O 925,400 13.02 4%
1909 S 1,764,000 12.75 19.50 30.45 6%
1910  418,551 19.50 4%
1910  551 0.06% Proof
1910 S 1,948,000 12.33 18.02 5%
1911  1,406,543 15.39 6%
1911  543 0.2% Proof
1911 D 695,080 12.84 4%
1911 S 1,272,000 17.77 29.58 6%
1912  1,550,700 10.66 18.27 27.08 9%
1912  700 0.18% Proof
1912 D 2,300,800 8.41 22.58 10%
1912 S 1,370,000 12.30 17.64 6%
1913  188,627 1.6%
1913  627 0.12% Proof
1913 D 534,000 16.64 3%
1913 S 604,000 22.76 3%
1914  124,610 1.3%
1914  380 0.12% Proof
1914 S 992,000 16.36 19.96 6%
1915  138,450 1.8%
1915  450 0.12% Proof
1915 D 1,170,400 15.39 8%
1915 S 1,604,000 14.56 13.80 10%

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