1897 Quarter Dollar – Barber/Liberty Head


The 1897 Quarter Dollar - Barber/Liberty Head

Barber Quarter Dollar (25 cents) also known as the Liberty Head Quarter, was designed by Charles E Barber as part of the Barber coinage 1892-1916 which consisted of dimes, quarters and half-dollars. 90% silver, diameter 24.3mm, weight 6.25g.

In 1897 coins were minted at Philadelphia (no mint mark), New Orleans (mint mark 'O') and San Francisco (mint mark 'S'). If present, the mint mark is on the reverse just below the eagle.

This coin is the 1897-P and is easy to find due to its large mintage. A smaller number of Proof coins were also minted. Front and back were designed by Charles E Barber in 1891.

The Obverse shows the head of Liberty.

Edge is reeded.

The Reverse shows the heraldic eagle based in the Great Seal of the United States.


Mintage: 8,140,000 (may include coins in sets)
Minted at US Mint - Philadelphia.
General Description: Barber/Liberty Head Quarter
Barber/Liberty Head Quarter
Which Mint: US Mint - Philadelphia
The United States Mint, Philadelphia was founded in 1792. It has a mint mark of 'P' although the early coins minted there do not carry a mint mark. The 'P' was added to most coins after 1980.
Country of Origin: United States of America
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a constitutional federal republic composed of 50 states. It's currency is the Dollar (USD $1) and that is equivalent to 100 cents.

The United States mints many famous coins in gold, silver and lesser metals. The USA has several Mints, such as Philadelphia, San Francisco, West Point (NY) and Denver.

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