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US 50 cents commemorative coins

Arkansas Centennial half dollar

Code : KM# 168

  • General

  • Name
    Arkansas Centennial half dollar
  • Code
    KM# 168
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United States
  • Value
    50
  • Unit
    cent
  • Year
    1935
  • Catalog
    KRAUSE
  • Catalog No
    KM# 168
  • Content

  • Type
    Commemorative
  • Series
    Early United States commemorative coins | 50 Cents Silver (1892-1954)
  • Obverse legend
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | ARKANSAS | HALF DOLLAR | 1935 | IN GOD WE TRUST | E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • Reverse legend
    LIBERTY | ARKANSAS CENTENNIAL | 1836 | 1936
  • Edge
    Reeded
  • Group
    Новая группа
  • Parametres

  • Shape
    Round
  • Orientation
    Coin (180°)
  • Material
    Silver
  • Fineness
    900
  • Weight
    12.5
  • Diameter
    30.61
  • Thickness
    2.15
  • Issue period
    1936
  • Description

  • Description


    The Arkansas Centennial Half Dollar was first issued in 1935 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the admission of Arkansas into the Union. It was reissued annually through 1939.

    The obverse design features an eagle with wings spread against a background containing rays and stars. The models for this coin were prepared by Emily Bates

    The reverse design features the heads of an Indian and Liberty. Inscriptions: Liberty, Arkansas Centennial, and 1836 1936.

    Mint: Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco

    Mintage:
    1935 - 13 012
    1935D - 5 505
    1935S - 5 506
    1936 - 9 660
    1936D - 9 660
    1936S - 9 662
    1937 - 5 505
    1937D - 5 505
    1937S - 5 506
    1938 - 3 156
    1938D - 3 155
    1938S - 3 156
    1939 - 2 104
    1939D - 2 104
    1939S - 2 105

    Designer: Edward Everett Burr

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