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Barber Half Dollars

The Barber Half Dollar was minted from 1892 - 1916 and was designed by Charles E. Barber, the chief engraver for the U.S. Mint. These coins have a diameter of 30.6mm and have a reeded edge. Made of 90% silver and 10% copper and containing a total of .36169 troy ounces of silver. These Barber Half Dollars are very popular with collectors due to the silver content. We have an extensive inventory of these coins, fitting every collectors budget and needs.



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Rare Half Dollar Coins

Barber Coins, so named because they were designed by engraver Charles Barber, were minted in the U.S. between 1892 and 1916 and included silver coins used at the time – dimes, quarters and silver half dollars. Barber Half Dollar coins depict the head of "Liberty" on the obverse (front) side and the American (Heraldic) Eagle on the reverse, an image based on the Great Seal of the United States.

If you're looking for high quality, rare half dollars, look at something like an EF-40 rated 1892 year coin that goes for just under $300. You don't have to go for the rare half dollar coins to amass a nice collection though. All the Barber half-dollars for sale here on the site deserve to be a part of a fine collection.