½ Dollar "Barber Half Dollar"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
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 ↑↓
Number N# 10085
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 116
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

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

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
O United States Mint, New Orleans, United States (1835-1942)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

1898s, 1899s, and 1900s these are so called "Philippine dates"

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1892  935 245 3%
1892  1 245 0.3% Proof
1892 O 390 000 0.9%
1892 o 0.2% micro "o"
1892 S 1 029 028 1.0%
1893  1 826 792 $ 18 3%
1893  792 0.3% Proof
1893 O 1 389 000 $ 25 1.8%
1893 S 740 000 0.9%
1894  1 148 972 $ 20 2%
1894  972 0.3% Proof
1894 O 2 138 000 $ 21 3%
1894 S 4 048 690 $ 21 $ 22 4%
1895  1 835 218 $ 21 4%
1895  880 0.2% Proof
1895 O 1 766 000 $ 21 2%
1895 S 1 108 086 1.4%
1896  950 762 $ 34 2%
1896  762 0.16% Proof
1896 O 924 000 $ 16 1.4%
1896 S 1 140 948 0.8%
1897  2 480 731 $ 17 $ 23 5%
1897  731 0.3% Proof
1897 O 632 000 0.9%
1897 S 933 900 $ 105 1.0%
1898  2 956 735 $ 14 $ 18 6%
1898  735 0.3% Proof
1898 O 874 000 $ 13 1.9%
1898 S 2 358 550 $ 15 2%
1899  5 538 846 $ 14 $ 14 $ 32 10%
1899  846 0.3% Proof
1899 O 1 724 000 $ 14 $ 36 4%
1899 S 1 686 411 $ 14 2%
1900  4 762 912 $ 10 $ 17 $ 46 $ 14 10%
1900  912 0.3% Proof
1900 O 2 744 000 $ 15 5%
1900 S 2 560 322 $ 15 4%
1901  4 268 813 $ 12 $ 17 $ 12 8%
1901  813 0.16% Proof
1901 O 1 124 000 $ 13 3%
1901 S 847 044 $ 29 2.0%
1902  4 922 777 $ 10 $ 19 10%
1902  777 0.5% Proof
1902 O 2 526 000 $ 13 $ 17 4%
1902 S 1 460 670 $ 14 $ 15 3%
1903  2 278 755 $ 7.78 4%
1903  755 0.3% Proof
1903 O 2 100 000 4%
1903 S 1 920 772 $ 16 $ 14 4%
1904  2 992 670 $ 12 $ 11 8%
1904  670 0.3% Proof
1904 O 1 117 600 $ 13 2%
1904 S 553 038 $ 26 1.9%
1905  662 727 $ 18 $ 24 4%
1905  727 0.16% Proof
1905 O 505 000 $ 28 2%
1905 S 2 494 000 $ 12 5%
1906  2 638 675 $ 10 $ 25 $ 27 9%
1906  675 0.3% Proof
1906 D 4 028 000 $ 12 $ 14 $ 41 10%
1906 O 2 446 000 $ 11 7%
1906 S 1 740 154 $ 14 $ 14 3%
1907  2 598 575 $ 9.80 $ 17 $ 24 9%
1907  575 0.4% Proof
1907 D 3 856 000 $ 8.57 $ 20 $ 19 10%
1907 O 3 946 000 $ 9.70 $ 14 $ 16 8%
1907 S 1 250 000 $ 13 $ 27 4%
1908  1 354 545 $ 13 7%
1908  545 0.3% Proof
1908 D 3 280 000 $ 8.59 $ 19 $ 27 $ 58 12%
1908 O 5 360 000 $ 8.35 $ 15 $ 17 $ 17 11%
1908 S 1 644 828 $ 14 5%
1909  2 368 650 $ 10 $ 15 $ 17 9%
1909  650 0.3% Proof
1909 O 925 400 $ 13 $ 20 4%
1909 S 1 764 000 $ 12 $ 15 $ 38 $ 33 6%
1910  418 551 $ 18 4%
1910  551 0.16% Proof
1910 S 1 948 000 $ 12 $ 17 5%
1911  1 406 543 $ 10 $ 16 7%
1911  543 0.3% Proof
1911 D 695 080 $ 19 $ 21 4%
1911 S 1 272 000 $ 17 $ 36 6%
1912  1 550 700 $ 9.73 $ 17 $ 25 9%
1912  700 0.2% Proof
1912 D 2 300 800 $ 7.90 $ 14 $ 25 10%
1912 S 1 370 000 $ 12 $ 15 6%
1913  188 627 $ 63 1.7%
1913  627 0.16% Proof
1913 D 534 000 $ 19 3%
1913 S 604 000 $ 17 $ 21 3%
1914  124 610 $ 75 $ 122 1.4%
1914  380 0.16% Proof
1914 S 992 000 $ 12 $ 17 6%
1915  138 450 $ 88 1.8%
1915  450 0.16% Proof
1915 D 1 170 400 $ 12 $ 14 8%
1915 S 1 604 000 $ 13 $ 13 $ 29 10%

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