Beginning in 1907 and occurring for the next few years, there would be a longer list of business-strike Barber quarters, thanks to the start of operations at the Denver mint in 1906 and the return of the San Francisco mint to the Barber quarter arena in 1907. While the addition of another mint makes collecting all business-strike issues from 1907 a little more challenging for the cash-strapped coin collector than was the case for earlier or much later years in the Barber series, the good news is that all four business-strike issues are considered common.
Here’s a look at the mintages and values of 1907 Barber quarters:
1907 – 7,132,000; $13
1907-D – 2,484,000; $14
1907-O – 4,560,000; $14
1907-S – 1,360,000; $18
1907 proof – 575; $850
*Values are for coins in a grade of Good-4, unless otherwise noted.
The 1907 Philadelphia issue is by far more numerous than any of the branch mints from that year, which is par for course in the case of most dates of the Barber quarter series. The 1907-S is the scarcest of the branch mint issues, though is not prohibitively expensive in a grade of Good for most coin collectors. Meanwhile, the proof 1907 Barber quarter reigns as the most expensive issue overall.