Barber Quarters

In the last decade of the 19th century the United States was in the throes of transition. Economic depression raged. Unionism was defining its relationship both to management and to its own membership. Industrialist J.P. Morgan, labor advocate Samuel Gompers and Congressman William Jennings Bryan were familiar figures. The 1893 Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition unveiled the technical achievements of capitalism as well as America’s cultural sophistication. Piano player Scott Joplin introduced a new kind of music—ragtime. It was against this backdrop of names and events that the coinage of Charles E. Barber was introduced to the American public.

Coins are usually referred to by their design, not their designer. The Mercury dime, the Franklin half dollar, the Walking Liberty half dollar, the Lincoln cent and almost all other coins give no clues, except for initials hidden somewhere on the coin, to the designer’s identity. So when new collectors he.... (Expand Text)

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1894 BARBER 25C PR68+

GEM PROOF. ONLY 972 STRUCK. TIED FOR SECOND HIGHEST GRADED.
$11,950.00

1895 BARBER 25C PR67 Cameo

GEM CAMEO. LOVELY CRESCENT TONING. ONLY 880 STRUCK.
$5,950.00

1895 BARBER 25C PR67+ Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 880 STRUCK.
$5,350.00

1895 BARBER 25C PR68

LOVELY COLOR. ONLY 880 STRUCK. JUST 2 GRADED HIGHER. CAC.
$11,950.00

1896-O BARBER 25C MS66

GEM WITH LOVELY COLOR. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$9,950.00

1896-S BARBER 25C MS64

KEY DATE.
$23,950.00

1896-S BARBER 25C MS67

A FABULOUS FROSTY WHITE GEM. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED.
$125,000.00

1898 BARBER 25C MS67

A FABULOUS GEM. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$6,950.00

1898 BARBER 25C PR68

GEM PROOF. ONLY 735 STRUCK.
$7,950.00

1898 BARBER 25C PR68 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 735 STRUCK.
$9,500.00

1898 BARBER 25C PR68 Cameo

GEM CAMEO PROOF. ONLY 735 STRUCK.
$8,950.00

1898 BARBER 25C PR68 Cameo

GEM CAMEO. ONLY 735 STRUCK.
$8,750.00

1898 BARBER 25C PR68 Deep Cameo

GEM WHITE DEEP CAMEO. ONLY 2 HIGHER AT PCGS,
$17,500.00

1899 BARBER 25C PR67 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. JUST 846 STRUCK.
$4,350.00

1899-O BARBER 25C MS66

GEM SATIN WHITE. SECOND HIGHEST GRADED FOR CAC. CAC.
$7,500.00

1901 BARBER 25C PR68

GEM PROOF. ONLY 813 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$7,950.00

1904 BARBER 25C PR68 Cameo

PCGS SECURE-PLUS. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$16,950.00

1906 BARBER 25C PR68

GEM WHITE PROOF. ONLY 675 STRUCK. JUST ONE GRADED HIGHER.
$7,950.00

1906-D BARBER 25C MS67

GEM. TIED WITH 2 OTHERS FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$7,500.00

1907 BARBER 25C PR67 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 575 STRUCK.
$4,250.00

1908 BARBER 25C PR68

*QUALITY. GEM WHITE. ONLY 545 STRUCK. JUST 1 GRADED HIGHER.
$8,950.00