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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Sesquicentennial of American Independence half dollar - Circulation 141 120

Code : KM# 160

  • General

  • Name
    Sesquicentennial of American Independence half dollar - Circulation 141 120
  • Code
    KM# 160
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1926
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 160
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    LIBERTY | UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • Reverse legend
    SESQUICENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE | E PLURIBUS UNUM | 1776 | 1926 | HALF DOLLAR
  • 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
    Philadelphia Mint
  • Circulation
    141 120
  • Issue period
    1926
  • Description

  • Description


    The Sesquicentennial of American Independence Half Dollar was released in 1926 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This coin marked the first time a U.S. President’s portrait appeared on a coin during his lifetime.

    The obverse design features profiles of Washington and Coolidge.

    The reverse features the Liberty Bell.

    Mint: Philadelphia

    Designer: John R. Sinnock

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