1891

This year is marked by the precursor patterns for the dime, quarter and half which were struck from 1892-1916.

Only a single dime pattern was produced. J1760/P1974



Only this quarter pattern was made. J1761/P1975



5 half dollar patterns were produced, 2 of which are shown below. J1762/P1976



The obverse on this would later be used as the reverse on Barber's 1906 double eagle. J1766/P1980



All of the patterns of this year are in the Smithsonian.

Photos courtesy of the National Numismatic Collection of the Smithsonian Institution.

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