Question by  JodiJ (312)

What is the 1903 Barber dime?

I am familiar with the Liberty dime.


Answer by  Ateen (37)

The Barber dime is an American ten cent coin circulated during the late 1800s and early 1900s. It was named for its designer, Charles E. Barber. The Barber dime followed the seated Liberty dime.


Answer by  MathWiz (1408)

The 1903 Barber dime was designed by Charles Edward Barber who was the chief engraver from 1879 until 1917. The coin is considered scarce and is worth about $85.


Answer by  cavebear (120)

This is an old collectible ten cents coins. This coin was minted between 1983 and 1916, it was named after its designer Charles E. Barber. This coin features an image of Liberty on its obverse,wearing a cap, a wrath with a ribbon, and a headband with the inscription "Liberty". The reverse contains a wreath with " One Cent" inscription inside.


Answer by  Krissie (551)

The Barber dime came about because of a competition between George Morgan and Charles Barber to create the most beautiful coin. It was only minted between 1892 and 1916.

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