One hundred years ago, 1916 was a banner year for numismatics. After Charles Barber’s eponymous designs had graced the Barber Quarter, Barber Dime, and Barber Half Dollar from 1892 to 1915, each of these three denominations received distinct facelifts the following year with new, fresh designs. This was a break from tradition because each of […]
When the Susan B. Anthony dollars were released to commerce they were considered an absolute failure. The quarter-sized dollars got confused with the existing coins, even West German businesses didn’t want Susan B. Anthony dollars.