The 1916 Barber quarters have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.
Type: Barber Quarter
Face Value: $0.25
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .18084 oz.
Total Weight: 6.25 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $4.27
The US minted the 1916 Barber quarter with no mint mark and also the 1916 D Barber quarter. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.
This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $4.27 as of January 28, 2023. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $23.60 per ounce.
The 1916 Barber quarter with no mint mark and the 1916 Barber D quarter have similar values. Each coin is worth around $10 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $45. In extremely fine condition the value is around $70. In uncirculated condition the price is around $240 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $375.
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Good- The date and the inscriptions are readable. The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband has been completely worn off.
Very fine- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is visible but plain.
Extremely fine- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's headband is sharp. The edges on Liberty's headband are distinct.
MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.
MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.