The 1906 Barber half dollars have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1906 Half Dollar

Specifications

Type: Barber Half Dollar
Year: 1906
Face Value: $0.50
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 11.25 grams
Total Weight: 12.50 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $6.33

The US minted the 1906 half dollar with no mint mark and also the 1906 D half dollar, 1906 O half dollar, and 1906 S half dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1906 Philadelphia 2,638,000
1906 D Denver 4,028,000
1906 O New Orleans 2,446,000
1906 S San Francisco 1,740,154

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $6.33 as of October 22, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.50 per ounce.

The 1906 half dollar with no mint mark and the 1906 D half dollar have similar values. Each coin is worth around $16 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $95. In extremely fine condition the value is around $200. In uncirculated condition the price is around $550 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $950.

The 1906 O half dollar is worth around $16 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $95 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $200. In uncirculated condition the price is around $900 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,400.

Lastly the 1906 S half dollar is worth around $16 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $115 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $210. In uncirculated condition the price is around $625 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,400.

Proof coins are available and they are each valued at around $1,100 in PR 63 condition. There were only 675 proof coins minted.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1907 Half Dollar
1905 Half Dollar
1904 Half Dollar