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    Description

    Rare 1903-S Barber Dime, MS66
    Ex: Duckor

    1903-S 10C MS66 PCGS. Ex: Duckor. Along with the 1901-S, 1902-S, and 1904-S dimes, this is one of the important and rare San Francisco Mint business strikes in the Barber dime series. It is a sharply struck and exceptionally attractive Premium Gem example with bold design details and lovely toning. The central obverse has pale gray-brown color, surrounded by gold, russet, and blue toning. The reverse is similarly toned, except the central pale gray-brown on the obverse is replaced by vivid olive-gold. This issue has the sixth lowest mintage of the entire series, with a total production of just 613,300 coins. Demand is considerable in every grade, from Good to Mint State. A single tiny field nick above the right ribbon loop is the only identifier we can find for pedigree hunters. Population: 11 in 66, 1 finer (11/09).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23EP, PCGS# 4832)

    Weight: 2.49 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    6th-10th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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