Tag Archives: Barber Coin Collectors’ Society

Viewpoint: Barber quarter variety worth a look

By Mark Johnson While browsing the dealer tables at the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Coin Show, a nicely toned 1900 Barber quarter caught my eye at Dean Oakes’ table. I often find that a coin has to have something extra for … Continue reading

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Mint’s Charles E. Barber gets historical makeover

Chief Mint Engraver Charles E. Barber has been portrayed as someone of little talent and touchy ego who watched as Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Bela Lyon Pratt, and Victor David Brenner ran rings around him. An often used photograph of the chief … Continue reading

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