Barber Half Dollar Mintages

The Barber Half Dollar was produced from 1892 to 1915 inclusive. For each year from the introduction of the series until 1905, coins were minted at the Philadelphia, New Orleans, and San Francisco Mints. Starting with 1906, some dates were also minted in Denver. After 1909, coins were no longer minted in New Orleans. Coins were produced at the Philadelphia Mint every year of the series.

The lowest mintage coin is the 1914 Barber Half Dollar with only 124,230 pieces struck. This is closely followed by the 1913 and 1915 coins, which also have fewer than 200,000 produced. The true rarities for the series occur for some San Francisco minted coins, which are exceedingly difficult to find in high grades.

Despite the higher mintage of 553,038 pieces, the 1904-S is the scarcest non-variety issue of the series in mint state grades.

The table below displays the mintage figures for each date and mint mark combination of the series.

1892 934,000
1892-O 390,000
1892-S 1,029,028
1893 1,826,000
1893-O 1,389,000
1893-S 740,000
1894 1,148,000
1894-O 2,138,000
1894-S 4,048,960
1895 1,834,338
1895-O 1,766,000
1895-S 1,108,086
1896 950,000
1896-O 924,000
1896-S 1,140,948
1897 2,480,000
1897-O 632,000
1897-S 933,900
1898 2,956,000
1898-O 874,000
1898-S 2,358,550
1899 5,538,000
1899-O 1,724,000
1899-S 1,686,411
1900 4,762,000
1900-O 2,744,000
1900-S 2,560,322
1901 4,268,000
1901-O 1,124,000
1901-S 847,044
1902 4,922,000
1902-O 2,526,000
1902-S 1,460,670
1903 2,278,000
1903-O 2,100,000
1903-S 1,920,772
1904 2,992,000
1904-O 1,117,600
1904-S 553,038
1905 662,000
1905-O 505,000
1905-S 2,494,000
1906 2,638,000
1906-D 4,028,000
1906-O 2,446,000
1906-S 1,740,154
1907 2,598,000
1907-D 3,856,000
1907-O 3,946,000
1907-S 1,250,000
1908 1,354,000
1908-D 3,280,000
1908-O 5,360,000
1908-S 1,644,828
1909 2,368,000
1909-O 925,400
1909-S 1,764,000
1910 418,000
1910-S 1,948,000
1911 1,406,000
1911-D 695,080
1911-S 1,272,000
1912 1,550,000
1912-D 2,300,800
1912-S 1,370,000
1913 188,000
1913-D 534,000
1913-S 604,000
1914 124,230
1914-S 992,000
1915 138,000
1915-D 1,170,400
1915-S 1,604,000