Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber, Coin from United States - detailed information

Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber, Coin from United States
CoinQuarter Dollar 1915 Barber

The Quarter Dollar is a United States coin worth 25 cents. It has been produced on and off since 1796 and consistently since 1831.

After the initial issue of the "Draped Bust" type (1796 - 1807), a Capped Bust obverse was used until 1838, and then the Seated Liberty type design from 1838 to 1891.

In 1892, this new design was introduced; it is known as Barber coinage (together with the dime and half dollar which were re-designed at the same time) after U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Charles E. Barber who developed it, or Liberty Head after the portrait of Miss Liberty on the obverse which only shows her face, unlike the earlier designs. The reverse is similar to that of the Draped Bust Quarter and displays an ornate American Heraldic Eagle.

The Barber Quarter was only issued until 1916, when it was replaced by the "Standing Liberty Quarter". Its composition, like that of earlier quarters, is 90% silver and 10% copper. In later years, the denomination also underwent changes in size and composition (the quarter is now lighter and made of copper-nickel), but these coins have never been demonetised and are still legal tender. This, of course, is of academic interest only, as their numismatic value is enormously higher than their face value.

MintMint markTotal Mintage
Denver Mint Letter D 3,694,000 (3.7 million)
Philadelphia Mint No mint mark 3,480,450 (3.5 million)
San Francisco Mint Letter S 704,000
Obverse
United States / Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber - obverse photo

Within a beaded border, the obverse of the coin shows a portrait of Miss Liberty facing right, her hair in a Phrygian cap and wearing a laurel wreath, with the word LIBERTY in tiny letters in a band above her forehead.

The designer's initial B (for [Charles] Barber) is incuse on the next truncation.

Around above, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST; below the portrait, the date: 1915. To the left and to the right of the figure, thirteen six pointed stars (six on the left, seven on the right) represent the first 13 States in the Union.

Obverse Inscription ****** IN GOD WE TRUST ******* 1915
Reverse
United States / Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber - reverse photo

Within a beaded border, at centre the reverse of the coin shows the main part of the obverse (or front) of the Great Seal of the United States, which displays the full achievement of the national coat of arms. The design has the Union Shield at centre, legally blazoned as "paleways of 13 pieces, argent and gules; a chief, azure" (thirteen vertical stripes, white and red, with a blue horizontal bar on top). The colours are represented by heraldic hatching (thin lines indicating the colour - horizontal stripes for blue, vertical for red, no stripes for white). The supporter of the shield is a bald eagle with its wings outstretched (or "displayed", in heraldic terms). From the eagle's perspective, it holds a bundle of thirteen arrows in its left talon, and an olive branch with thirteen leaves in its right talon.

In its beak, the eagle clutches a scroll with the motto E · PLURIBUS UNUM ("Out of Many, One"). Over its head there appears a "glory" of 13 mullets (stars).

The recurring number 13 refers to the 13 original states. The arrows and olive branch together symbolise that the United States has "a strong desire for peace, but will always be ready for war". The eagle has its head turned towards the olive branch, to symbolise a preference for peace.

Around above, the name of the country: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Around below, the value and denomination: · QUARTER DOLLAR ·.

Coins struck by the Philadelphia Mint have no mint mark. Coins struck by the Denver Mint or the San Francisco Mint have a letter D or S respectively, between the eagle and the denomination.

Reverse Inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA · QUARTER DOLLAR ·
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

The Philadelphia Mint struck 3,480,000 circulation coins and 450 proofs.

Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber: Known varieties
Variety Proof, Philadelphia Mint
Mintage Issued: 450 (included in total)
Showing 100 from a total of 248 coins of type: Quarter Dollar
Coin NameMintageSymbol or PortraitLegend
Quarter Dollar 1914 Barber 9,554,610 Liberty, Barber ****** IN GOD WE TRUST ******* 1914
Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber 7,878,450 Liberty, Barber ****** IN GOD WE TRUST ******* 1915
Quarter Dollar 1916 Barber 8,328,800 Liberty, Barber ****** IN GOD WE TRUST ******* 1916
Quarter Dollar 1916 Standing Liberty 52,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1916
Quarter Dollar 1917 Standing Liberty 37,857,600 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1917
Quarter Dollar 1918 Standing Liberty 32,692,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1918
Quarter Dollar 1919 Standing Liberty 15,104,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1919
Quarter Dollar 1920 Standing Liberty 37,826,400 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1920
Quarter Dollar 1921 Standing Liberty 1,916,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1921
Quarter Dollar 1923 Standing Liberty 11,076,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1923
Quarter Dollar 1924 Standing Liberty 16,892,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1924
Quarter Dollar 1925 Standing Liberty 12,280,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1925
Quarter Dollar 1926 Standing Liberty 15,732,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1926
Quarter Dollar 1927 Standing Liberty 13,284,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1927
Quarter Dollar 1928 Standing Liberty 10,607,600 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1928
Quarter Dollar 1929 Standing Liberty 14,262,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1929
Quarter Dollar 1930 Standing Liberty 7,188,000 Standing Liberty by MacNeil LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRVST 1930
Quarter Dollar 1932 Washington 6,248,800 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1932
Quarter Dollar 1934 Washington 35,439,252 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1934
Quarter Dollar 1935 Washington 43,924,000 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1935
Quarter Dollar 1936 Washington 50,505,837 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1936
Quarter Dollar 1937 Washington 28,543,142 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1937
Quarter Dollar 1938 Washington 12,312,045 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1938
Quarter Dollar 1939 Washington 43,268,795 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1939
Quarter Dollar 1940 Washington 46,756,846 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1940
Quarter Dollar 1941 Washington 111,842,087 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1941
Quarter Dollar 1942 Washington 138,988,323 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1942
Quarter Dollar 1943 Washington 137,495,600 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1943
Quarter Dollar 1944 Washington 132,116,800 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1944
Quarter Dollar 1945 Washington 103,717,601 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1945
Quarter Dollar 1946 Washington 66,712,800 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1946
Quarter Dollar 1947 Washington 43,426,400 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1947
Quarter Dollar 1948 Washington 67,922,800 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1948
Quarter Dollar 1949 Washington 19,380,400 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1949
Quarter Dollar 1950 Washington 56,331,116 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1950
Quarter Dollar 1951 Washington 87,908,402 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1951
Quarter Dollar 1952 Washington 102,365,073 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1952
Quarter Dollar 1953 Washington 88,793,320 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1953
Quarter Dollar 1954 Washington 108,785,725 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1954
Quarter Dollar 1955 Washington 21,740,781 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1955
Quarter Dollar 1956 Washington 77,147,884 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1956
Quarter Dollar 1957 Washington 125,704,112 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1957
Quarter Dollar 1958 Washington 85,360,552 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1958
Quarter Dollar 1959 Washington 87,587,523 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1959
Quarter Dollar 1960 Washington 93,855,926 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1960
Quarter Dollar 1961 Washington 123,721,172 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1961
Quarter Dollar 1962 Washington 166,928,775 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1962
Quarter Dollar 1963 Washington 212,679,829 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1963
Quarter Dollar 1964 Washington 1,268,476,875 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1964
Quarter Dollar 1965 Washington 1,822,077,540 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1965
Quarter Dollar 1966 Washington 823,363,083 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1966
Quarter Dollar 1967 Washington 1,525,895,192 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1967
Quarter Dollar 1968 Washington 325,307,006 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1968
Quarter Dollar 1969 Washington 293,518,631 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1969
Quarter Dollar 1970 Washington 556,394,174 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1970
Quarter Dollar 1971 Washington 371,139,161 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1971
Quarter Dollar 1972 Washington 529,376,728 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1972
Quarter Dollar 1973 Washington 582,661,739 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1973
Quarter Dollar 1974 Washington 1,157,228,868 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1974
Quarter Dollar 1976 Bicentennial 1,674,052,585 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1776 - 1976
Quarter Dollar 1977 Washington 728,332,130 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1977
Quarter Dollar 1978 Washington 811,952,933 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1978
Quarter Dollar 1979 Washington 1,009,174,955 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1979
Quarter Dollar 1980 Washington 1,157,714,293 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1980
Quarter Dollar 1981 Washington 1,181,501,916 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1981
Quarter Dollar 1982 Washington 984,831,267 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1982
Quarter Dollar 1983 Washington 1,294,620,572 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1983
Quarter Dollar 1984 Washington 1,226,093,174 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1984
Quarter Dollar 1985 Washington 1,299,144,671 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1985
Quarter Dollar 1986 Washington 1,058,508,490 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1986
Quarter Dollar 1987 Washington 1,242,321,905 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1987
Quarter Dollar 1988 Washington 1,162,125,636 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1988
Quarter Dollar 1989 Washington 1,412,623,791 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1989
Quarter Dollar 1990 Washington 1,544,729,740 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1990
Quarter Dollar 1991 Washington 1,204,802,480 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1991
Quarter Dollar 1992 Washington 777,400,088 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1992
Quarter Dollar 1993 Washington 1,287,385,567 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1993
Quarter Dollar 1994 Washington 1,708,118,704 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1994
Quarter Dollar 1995 Washington 2,109,669,496 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1995
Quarter Dollar 1996 Washington 1,833,658,244 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1996
Quarter Dollar 1997 Washington 1,197,475,000 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1997
Quarter Dollar 1998 Washington 1,719,354,507 George Washington LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST 1998
Quarter Dollar 1999 Delaware 778,537,359 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 1999 Pennsylvania 711,045,359 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 1999 New Jersey 665,941,359 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 1999 Georgia 943,645,359 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 1999 Connecticut 1,350,337,359 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2000 Massachusetts 1,167,862,747 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2000 Maryland 1,238,810,747 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2000 South Carolina 1,312,862,747 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2000 New Hampshire 1,173,094,747 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2000 Virginia 1,598,694,747 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2001 New York 1,278,134,140 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2001 North Carolina 1,058,570,140 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2001 Rhode Island 873,194,140 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2001 Vermont 885,898,140 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2001 Kentucky 726,658,140 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2002 Tennessee 651,152,245 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2002 Ohio 635,116,245 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Quarter Dollar 2002 Louisiana 767,288,245 George Washington UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
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Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber: Details
CountryUnited States
CurrencyUS Dollar
Coin TypeBarber Quarter Dollar
Issued1915
SymbolLiberty, Barber
ReverseAmerican Heraldic Eagle
Face Value25 (x Cent)
Circulation Mintage7,878,000 (7.9 million)
Total Mintage7,878,450 (7.9 million)
CurrentNo
Material0.900 Silver
DesignerCharles E. Barber
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationCoin Alignment (Axis 6)
Size24.300 mm
Thickness1.750 mm
Mass6.250 g
OCC IDMXKD-EKQC-DJYJ-EWQJ
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Quarter Dollar 1915 Barber: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsUnited States KM# 114
Schön, WeltmünzkatalogSchön# 121