1893 S Barber Half Dollar
The 1893 S version of the Barber Half Dollar is worth on average $17,000.00 if in Mint State (uncirculated), while one in poor condition will have a value of just $80.00. If the coin has an error, or is certified this will further add to the appeal and raise it's price numismatically speaking.
- Year: 1893
- Mint: S
- Type: Barber Half Dollar
- Mintage: 740,000
- Metal: 90% silver 10% copper
- What's it worth?: $17,000.00 to $80.00
The 1893 S could be considered a key or semi key date. MS65 versions of this coin regularly sell for $17,000 USD with higher grades obviously selling for more. This coin in one of about 10 difficult dates in the Barber Half Dollar series.
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Top coins in this series. List price based off high end conditions that have been certified.
|$80,000||1904 S Barber Half Dollar|
|$17,000||1893 S Barber Half Dollar|
|$5,500||1895 S Barber Half Dollar|
Known errors. Coins in order by date. To learn more about each error simply click on the read more link.
|Offcenter Strike||Off center strikes occur when the coin planchet is struck off center by the die leavi...|
|Rotated Die||Rotated Die errors occur when the coin strike on the front doesnt line up the the coi...|
Rare Coins. Key and Semi-Key Dates to remember. Based on various factors.
|1915||1915 is another key or semi key date. Just 138,000 of these were ever minted. Many me...|
|1914||1914 is a key date in Barber Half Dollar collecting. Just 124,000 were minted....|
|1895 S||1895 S is as difficult a date as any in the Barber Half Dollar Series. Key Date or Se...|
|1893 S||1893 S is as difficult a date as any in the Barber Half Dollar Series. Key Date here....|
You can find D, O, and even S mint marks for this year. They are located on the reverse of the coin bottom center under the eagles tailfeathers. If no mint mark is found the coin was minted in Philadelphia.
Lady Liberty is featured again on the front of all the Barber Coinage. The Head of Liberty is gazing to the right can be seen on the front of all the Barbers. Lady Liberty is based off the old Godess of Liberty, they are possibly one and the same.
The Barber Half Dollar has a weight of 12.50 g.