Barber Half Dollar Value

Early and rare date Barber half dollar value is rising. Discover any of these or a higher condition coin in your group and the value often reaches into the hundreds of dollars.

Uncirculated Barber Half Dollar

For the remainder, the starting value for a coin in "Good" condition is $9.73 . This minimum value is tied to the silver value of your coin.

Find a higher condition old half dollar and they are on a level all their own. The "Uncirculated" Barber Half dollar pictured is an example of a highly desirable coin. Easily worth over $500 and passionately sought by collectors.

Rare dates, rare mintmarks and Condition all combine to affect Barber half dollar value. How to "Grade" the condition of your coins is covered in detail below.

Barber Half Dollar Value and What Dealers Pay

From one Barber half to the next, quality is often the driving force behind price. Take your time, determine the condition of your coins carefully. See if any reach these higher values.

Barber Half Dollar Value
1892-1915

  Condition of Coin
Date Good - G Fine - F Extremely Fine
XF
Uncirculated
1892 $21 $51 $162 $459
1892 O $198 $345 $454 $933
1892 S $174 $255 $473 $1,063
1893 $21 $53 $137 $379
1893 O $37 $89 $276 $538
1893 S $100 $419 $894 $1,438
1894 $22 $66 $132 $546
1894 O $20 $68 $223 $506
1894 S $11.43 $56 $163 $525
1895 $11.43 $66 $142 $453
1895 O $30 $114 $333 $825
1895 S $24 $112 $338 $604
1896 $11.43 $52 $257 $756
1896 O $29 $130 $1,268 RARE
1896 S $79 $190 $460 RARE
1897 $11.43 $33 $128 $646
1897 O $104 $276 $1,019 RARE
1897 S $120 $241 $596 $1,575
1898 $9.73 $24 $140 $431
1898 O $24 $178 $516 RARE
1898 S $24 $59 $251 RARE
1899 $9.73 $29 $146 $569
1899 O $20 $62 $191 $733
1899 S $22 $83 $174 $1,035
1900 $9.73 $26 $143 $523
1900 O $9.73 $41 $236 RARE
1900 S $9.73 $41 $148 RARE
1901 $9.73 $28 $123 $369
1901 O $9.73 $131 $418 RARE
1901 S $23 $158 $982 RARE
1902 $9.73 $26 $150 $416
1902 O $9.73 $39 $225 RARE
1902 S $9.73 $46 $297 RARE
1903 $9.73 $32 $217 $572
1903 O $9.73 $41 $293 RARE
1903 S $9.73 $42 $182 RARE
1904 $9.73 $30 $143 $478
1904 O $9.73 $68 $538 RARE
1904 S $34 $354 $2,340 RARE
1905 $9.73 $94 $618 RARE
1905 O $21 $165 $549 $900
1905 S $9.73 $33 $202 $731
1906 $9.73 $22 $141 $413
1906 D $9.73 $28 $147 $419
1906 O $9.73 $31 $144 RARE
1906 S $9.73 $41 $282 $537
1907 $9.73 $26 $135 $388
1907 D $9.73 $25 $149 $450
1907 O $9.73 $36 $141 $566
1907 S $15 $66 $373 RARE
1908 $9.73 $57 $133 $544
1908 D $9.73 $30 $158 $418
1908 O $9.73 $27 $131 $431
1908 S $9.73 $54 $348 $1,044
1909 $9.73 $26 $133 $334
1909 O $9.73 $39 $348 $679
1909 S $9.73 $28 $210 $566
1910 $9.73 $69 $431 $580
1910 S $9.73 $35 $137 $795
1911 $9.73 $30 $134 $425
1911 D $9.73 $38 $114 $460
1911 S $9.73 $31 $189 $1,005
1912 $9.73 $26 $198 $375
1912 D $9.73 $25 $155 $420
1912 S $9.73 $32 $122 $731
1913 $56 $145 $658 $1,238
1913 D $9.73 $33 $144 $506
1913 S $17 $42 $411 $694
1914 $104 $214 $715 $1,350
1914 S $9.73 $30 $165 $612
1915 $83 $178 $390 $1,311
1915 D $9.73 $21 $132 $436
1915 S $9.73 $29 $133 $538
Barber Half Dollar Value Updated 2014

The above are the wholesale Barber half dollar value. Computed from dealer's price lists with various mark-up factors figured in. They reflect closely the value you would expect to receive when selling.

Variations in value do occur subject to subtle grading points, collector demands and dealer needs. For more background information, see how value listings in the Coin Value Guide are determined.

Printable Coin Values Worksheet

Print the handy Coin Values Worksheet to list your coins and record their values. Should you decide to sell... use the worksheet as an invoice and packing slip when sending coins through the mail to dealers. It indicates you have done your coin values homework.

Your Half Dollar Value is Conditional

Searching through your coins for rare dates and rare mintmarks occasionally yields results. However, don't over look the impact "condition" has on your Barber half dollar value.

Collectors and dealers first evaluate the state of preservation of a coin, assign a "Grade" and then use this to help determine value.

Compare your Barber Halves to the grading image below. On the obverse look closely at the headband. All the letters to LIBERTY showing separates a coin in "Fine" condition from a coin in the lower "Good" grade. Hopefully at least one or two of your coins are crisp and sharp in all details reaching to "Extremely Fine" or better condition.

Barber Half Dollar Grading

A peek at the Barber half dollar value chart shows coins in superior condition are superior in worth. Small differences in improved detail lead to the higher grades. If your coin is valued over $100 and you are not sure of condition, there is help.

Collectors and dealers consider PCGS and NGC as leaders in coin grading services. They both authenticate and grade your coin. The small fee you pay provides assurance you understand and receive the full value of your coin.

It is also helpful to know grading a coin is not an exact science. It is your opinion, dealers and collectors have their own opinions... and they can all differ slightly.

Dealer and rare coin auction sites often describe in their listings the traits making the coins desirable. Including the PCGS or NGC assigned grade. Additionally, these coin dealer professionals are potential buyers of your coins.

Finding Higher Half Dollar Value - Mintmarks!

Barber Half Dollar Mintmark Location

Find the "S" mintmark on your 1897 and the value rises from the minimum silver value to over $100. Numerous other examples occur with branch mint coins often having higher values.

To locate the "S" indicating the San Francisco mint, look on the reverse just below the eagle. The New Orleans mint placed an "O" and the Denver mint a "D" in the same location. Philadelphia, the forth mint producing Barber Halves did not use a mintmark.

Enjoy Your Old Coins

Consider your group of coins as the beginning of a coin collection. Discover your Barber half dollar value and begin an enjoyable and rewarding hobby. If that is not for you, one successful approach is to sell all your coins and use the proceeds to buy one nice rare coin. The one you were hoping to find in the box. Pass the thrill of a rare coin on to your children.

Take a minute and visit Jake's Marketplace. They are serious buyers of US coins. Additionally... they have many fascinating rare coins for sale.

Values in the Future

Many outside factors contribute to your Barber Half dollar value. Popular year after year, seasoned collectors improving their holdings, new collectors arriving, all leads to higher values. Your old coins continue to gain in value. Check back here to stay current.

More Half Dollar Value Charts

Discover the value of all your old half dollars. From the very first Bust half dollars to Seated Liberty to Barber halves. Continue to the Walking Liberty and Franklin Half dollars. Compare your coins to the "Grading Images" and find their accurate value on the charts.

Do you have other coin denominations?

Coin Values Discovery... finds Barber Half Dollar Value and... All old US coin values. It is an excellent index with images and text links to all coin series, from Cents to Gold. Value charts, grading images and descriptions uncover how much your box of old coins is worth.




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