1892 O Barber Quarter

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1892 O Barber Quarter in average condition to be worth $17.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $725.00. - Last updated: June, 10 2022

1892 O Barber Quarter
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  • Year: 1892
  • Mint Mark: O
  • Type: Barber Quarter
  • Price: $17.00-$725.00+
  • Face Value: 0.25 USD
  • Produced: 2,460,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: .1808 oz.
  • Melt Value: $4.28

Notes: 1892 was the first year that the New Orleans Mint issued Barber Quarters. (it was the first year anyone issued them really) The mint mark is on the reverse under the eagle.

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How much is a 1892 O Barber Quarter worth?

This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $17.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $725 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1892, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].

If you are a fan of coin roll hunting or just want to learn more about barber quarters then search or scroll below to find the most valuable and rarest in this series.

Most Valuable

The most valuable Barber Quarter's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Barber Quarter 1901 S $36,212
Barber Quarter 1896 S $16,958
Barber Quarter 1905 O $7k
Barber Quarter 1908 S $6.4k
Barber Quarter 1913 S $4.7k
Barber Quarter 1909 O $2,108
Barber Quarter 1914 $2k
Barber Quarter 1896 O $1,930
Barber Quarter 1916 P $1,901
Barber Quarter 1907 $1.9k
Barber Quarter 1914 D $1.9k
Barber Quarter 1916 D $1.9k
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
Image Name Mint Worth

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Hardest to Find

The rarest and hardest to find Barber Quarter's Check out each link to learn more about each coin.

What is the rarest Barber Quarter?

Name Produced
1913 S 40,000
1901 S 72,000
1896 S 188,000
1914 S 264,000
1913 484,000
1897 S 542,000
1915 S 704,000
1899 S 708,000
1912 S 708,000
1909 O 712,000
1908 S 784,000
1911 D 933,000
1911 S 933,000
1892 S 964,000
1898 S 1,020,000
1899 1,020,000
1905 O 1,230,000
1909 O 1,348,000
1907 S 1,360,000
1897 O 1,414,000
Name Produced

Are 1892 O Barber Quarters Silver?

Yes! Barber Quarter's produced in 1892 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain .1808 troy oz or 5.623 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:

This coin in poor condition is still worth $12.72 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $4.28, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

Want more info? Then read Coin Collecting Investment an article that details the benifits of coin collecting as a way to build wealth. Also learn how to properly store your coins.

Current silver melt value* for a 1897 O Barber Quarter is $4.28 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $23.65 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

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***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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