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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Fort Vancouver Centennial half dollar

Code : KM# 158

  • General

  • Name
    Fort Vancouver Centennial half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 158
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1925
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 158
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | IN GOD WE TRUST | 1825 | 1925 | DR. JOHN MCLOUGHLIN | HALF DOLLAR
  • Reverse legend
    FORT VANCOUVER CENTENNIAL | VANCOUVER WASHINGTON FOUNDED 1825 BY HUDSON''S BAY COMPANY
  • 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
    None
  • Circulation
    14 994
  • Issue period
    1925
  • Description

  • Description


    The Fort Vancouver Centennial Half Dollar was released in 1925 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Fort Vancouver by the Hudson Bay Company, State of Washington.

    The obverse design features the likeness and name of Dr. John McLoughlin, builder of the fort.

    The reverse features the full-length figure of a frontiersman with gun, the fort and a mountain peak in the background.

    Mint: San Francisco

    Designer: Laura Gardin Fraser

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