Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez

The 1894-O Barber Dime is one of the scarcer issues in the series, even in circulated grades. In Uncirculated condition it is much scarcer. Any example grading MS65 or higher is very difficult to locate and it can be years before a collector can add one to their sets. 

PCGS #
4804
Designer
Charles E. Barber
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
17.90 millimeters
Weight
2.50 grams
Mintage
720000
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
5
Pop Lower
289
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 1500 R-4.8 6 / 76 TIE 6 / 76 TIE
All Grades 80 R-8.2 2 / 76 TIE 2 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 20 R-9.1 3 / 76 3 / 76
65 or Better 1500
All Grades 80
60 or Better 20
65 or Better R-4.8
All Grades R-8.2
60 or Better R-9.1
65 or Better 6 / 76 TIE
All Grades 2 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 76
65 or Better 6 / 76 TIE
All Grades 2 / 76 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 76

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 5/2005:6604 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98287, $37,600

2 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade

Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:4992, $14,100

3 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/22/1996:1249, $8,800 - Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2014:67, $21,738 - Srotag Complete Barber Collection

3 MS66 PCGS grade
MS67 PCGS grade #1 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 5/2005:6604 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 5/2015:98287, $37,600

MS66+ PCGS grade #2 MS66+ PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #3 MS66 PCGS grade

Lily Nicole Collection - Heritage 4/2015:4992, $14,100

MS66 PCGS grade #3 MS66 PCGS grade

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 5/22/1996:1249, $8,800 - Bob R. Simpson Collection - Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2014:67, $21,738 - Srotag Complete Barber Collection

#3 MS66 PCGS grade