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US 50 cents commemorative coins

The Panama–Pacific half dollar - Circulation 27 134

Code : KM# 135

  • General

  • Name
    The Panama–Pacific half dollar - Circulation 27 134
  • Code
    KM# 135
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1915
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 135
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    PANAMA-PACIFIC EXPOSITION | 1915
  • Reverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | HALF DOLLAR | IN GOD WE TRUST
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Group
    Новая группа
  • Parametres

  • Shape
    Round
  • Orientation
    Coin (180°)
  • Material
    Silver
  • Fineness
    900
  • Weight
    12.5
  • Diameter
    30.61
  • Thickness
    2.15
  • Mint
    San Francisco Mint
  • Marks
    S
  • Circulation
    27 134
  • Issue period
    1915
  • Description

  • Description


    The Panama-Pacific Exposition Half Dollar was issued in 1915 to commemorate the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The Exposition was held in San Francisco and celebrated the successful completion of the Panama Canal. This was the first commemorative coin to carry the motto IN GOD WE TRUST.

    The obverse design features Columbia scattering fruits and flowers. She has a cornucopia, or horn of plenty, to signify the boundless resources of the West. In the background is the Golden Gate, illuminated bythe rays of setting sun.

    The reverse features the Shield of the United States surmounted by the American eagle. The Shield is supported on one side by a branch of oak, the emblem of strength, and on the other side by the olive branch of peace.

    Mint: San Francisco

    Designer:
    Charles E. Barber and George T. Morgan

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