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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Vermont Sesquicentennial half dollar

Code : KM# 162

  • General

  • Name
    Vermont Sesquicentennial half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 162
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1927
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 162
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | IRA ALLEN | FOUNDER OF VERMONT
  • Reverse legend
    BATTLE OF BENNINGTON | IN GOD WE TRUST | 1777–1927 | AUG. 16 | E PLURIBUS UNUM | 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
    28 142
  • Issue period
    1927
  • Description

  • Description


    The Vermont Sesquicentennial (Bennington) Half Dollar was released in 1927 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bennington.

    The obverse design features Ira Allen, founder of Vermont.

    The reverse features the figure of a catamount—alarge wild cat native to Vermont—and the date of the Battle of Bennington.

    Mint: Philadelphia

    Designer: Charles Keck

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